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

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3 reasons why spending more money on hospitals isn’t the right answer

3 reasons why spending more money on hospitals isn’t…

  Chancellor Philip Hammond and Heath & Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt are set to give a significant and welcome 70th…

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DTOC: Hitting winter or hitting a wall?

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…

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Four charts that show the lack of support for unpaid carers

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…

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The two billion pound question

The two billion pound question

Is there an opportunity to move from meeting to managing demand? Reframing demand at the health…

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

If we narrow-frame DTOC as the only problem, there will be…

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

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Seven steps to DTOC success

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…

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Latest DTOC stats and what we should do next

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…

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Delayed Transfers of Care: latest IMPOWER ranking

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…

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

Delayed Transfers of Care: how is your Local Authority Area…

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

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Health, care and the Chancellor’s budget

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…

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Got the DTOC letter? Our advice

Got the DTOC letter? Our advice

The letters that are being sent from Sajid Javid and Jeremy Hunt around unacceptable DTOC performance are causing some considerable…

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Mission: Possible

Mission: Possible

How to save £3 billion and promote independence in adult social care

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