Genomic Medicine

Saturday, 9 November, 2019

Genomic medicine has been hailed as the magic bullet for prevention, diagnosis and personalised treatment. But what can we really expect from this field? 

Read the report from the King's Fund

Investment in technology to tackle cancer & debilitating illness

Saturday, 9 November, 2019

Government to invest over £130 million in new tech to tackle cancer and debilitating illnesses. Thousands of NHS patients could receive faster diagnosis and better treatment for life-changing diseases like cancer, dementia and Parkinson’s.

Peer-led research into the views of people across the East of England

Saturday, 9 November, 2019

Participatory Appraisal  was first used in the international development sector and is now becoming popular in the UK for working within communities and co-creating solutions to challenges people face in their lives.  Read this report which highlights the outcomes of this collaborative project, which involved members of the Citizens' Senate, who were trained as Peer Researchers

What should be done to fix the crisis in social care

Friday, 30 August, 2019

In his first speech as prime minister, Boris Johnson promised to 'fix the crisis in social care once and for all', giving 'every older person the dignity and security they deserve'. This promise is welcome: the social care system in England is inadequate, unfair, and unsustainable.

Supporting Carers in General Practice

Saturday, 6 July, 2019

This paper offers a series of practical ideas that have been developed in partnership with carers, primary care teams and other key stakeholders. Collectively, these provide a framework for improving how general practice can better identify and support carers of all ages.  Find out more in the report....

Primary Care Networks

Monday, 1 July, 2019

From 1 July 2019, all patients in England should be covered by a primary care network  (PCN). PCNs are made up from groups of neighbouring general practices. New funding is being channelled through the networks to employ staff to deliver services to patients across the member practices.  Find out more in the report