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Health and Care Interface

We work at the interface between health and social care to improve outcomes for service users and reduce costs.

DTOC: Hitting winter or hitting a wall?

The Government set targets on Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) based on performance in February 2017. With yesterday’s release of…

April 13, 2018

Four charts that show the lack of support for unpaid carers

According to Carers Trust,  more than 5.4 million people in England provide care for which they are not paid. They…

April 3, 2018

The two billion pound question

Is there an opportunity to move from meeting to managing demand? Reframing demand at the health and care interface.

March 15, 2018

If we narrow-frame DTOC as the only problem, there will be no winners in the long term

The latest NHS statistics on Delayed Transfer of Care show a dip in national performance by 1.4% between December 2017…

March 12, 2018

Seven steps to DTOC success

We have recently been working with a local council where discharges from local hospitals are placing increased pressure on their…

March 6, 2018

Latest DTOC stats and what we should do next

At a national level, the number of people facing a delayed transfer of care (DTOC) from hospital are continuing to…

January 16, 2018

Delayed Transfers of Care: latest IMPOWER ranking

Use the IMPOWER INDEX to see how your local authority is performing against five criteria The pressure to crack the…

December 18, 2017

Delayed Transfers of Care: how is your Local Authority Area performing?

As part of the IMPOWER Collaborative on spending £1 billion well, we are publishing a new resource to drive improvement…

November 10, 2017

Health, care and the Chancellor’s budget

We read with interest the letter sent to the Chancellor and co-ordinated by the NHS Confederation ahead of this month’s…

November 1, 2017


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