Public Policy Projects Insight

HealthAugust 26, 2021
Restarting and rebuilding the NHS
Public Policy Projects has created a new coalition of experts and stakeholders from across the health and care spectrum, designed to create a health service that boasts truly world-beating patient outcomes. 
HealthAugust 19, 2021
Time to think differently about boosting capacity
Flexible healthcare infrastructure offers a range of options for managing the healthcare estate effectively and increases the ability to adapt to sudden changes in demand or disruptions to service delivery, without lengthy lead-times and significant capital expenditure.
Health PolicyApril 14, 2021
Making the most of global collaboration post pandemic
One of the most important ways the UK can assist in a global recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is, firstly, to improve its domestic response by freeing up capacity and the supply of vaccines. Professor James Kingsland reflects on what the UK can do to support the world emerging from the pandemic.
HealthAugust 17, 2021
Can digital innovation reduce healthcare inequalities?
Covid-19 overshadows all our lives. But just because we are battling the same storm does not mean we are all in the same boat. The people likely to be most exposed to coronavirus, and to suffer most from the resulting interventions, are disproportionally those already disadvantaged in society.
Community healthAugust 13, 2021
A journey of diagnostic transformation starts with community hubs
Integrated care systems and hospital groups across the country are currently establishing scalable, digitally enabled, community diagnostic hubs. Siemens Healthineers gathered the views of health system stakeholders planning local diagnostic provision on the objectives and challenges of this approac
HealthAugust 12, 2021
Improving imaging to strengthen NHS recovery
Services need a learning culture and support for staff from the top to tackle repeated failings in the imaging pathway that can have serious consequences for patients.
HealthAugust 10, 2021
The new hospitals building the future of health infrastructure
In autumn 2020, the Government made a commitment to build 40 hospitals in England by 2030, with a budget of £3.7 billion. The government has announced the selection process for a further eight new hospitals. The new sites are intended to transform NHS services, for patients, staff and the community.
HealthAugust 2, 2021
A&E has become the entire health system’s safety net, not just the patient’s
While the current spotlight is on reducing post-pandemic elective surgery waiting times, emergency departments have been left to pick up the health system’s slack. Public Policy Projects Policy Analyst Lottie Moore spoke to Dr Katherine Henderson about the challenges now facing emergency medicine.

Integrated Care Journal

HealthAugust 31, 2021
PPP calls for local government and social care to be placed on equal footing to NHS
With the first sitting of the Public Bill Committee for the government's Health and Care Bill scheduled on the 7 September, Public Policy Projects (PPP) has launched its State of the Nation Integrated Care report: Practical action for effective integrated care systems.
HealthAugust 26, 2021
Restarting and rebuilding the NHS
Public Policy Projects has created a new coalition of experts and stakeholders from across the health and care spectrum, designed to create a health service that boasts truly world-beating patient outcomes. 
HealthAugust 19, 2021
Time to think differently about boosting capacity
Flexible healthcare infrastructure offers a range of options for managing the healthcare estate effectively and increases the ability to adapt to sudden changes in demand or disruptions to service delivery, without lengthy lead-times and significant capital expenditure.

World Healthcare Journal

HealthAugust 23, 2021
Climate change is not only about our planet, it is also about our lungs
With nearly 20,000 premature deaths per day, air pollution is the world's most dangerous environmental health threat. Francesco Tamilia spoke with leading experts to understand how climate change exacerbates air pollution and what policy actions must be taken to protect people’s health.
HealthAugust 17, 2021
Can digital innovation reduce healthcare inequalities?
Covid-19 overshadows all our lives. But just because we are battling the same storm does not mean we are all in the same boat. The people likely to be most exposed to coronavirus, and to suffer most from the resulting interventions, are disproportionally those already disadvantaged in society.
HealthAugust 6, 2021
Socialising the genome: building a bridge between the public and the science
Anna Dickinson, Policy Analyst at Public Policy Projects, asks genomics experts Professor Anna Middleton and Vivienne Parry what can be done to encourage people to share their data to support valuable research, identification of those at risk of certain conditions and the development of treatments.
HealthJuly 29, 2021
The nexus between land use change and global pandemic
A one health approach to public health is needed to prevent future pandemics, this approach must draw upon the crucial link between the natural world and human health.

Primary Care Journal

HealthJuly 19, 2021
“Don’t wait; Act” on early diagnosis
As we ease out of lockdown restrictions and regain some sense of normality, the focus must be on getting early diagnosis back on track. Otherwise, thousands of undiagnosed issues will inevitably lead to a new health crisis.
HealthJuly 13, 2021
Health inequality must be addressed in locality
Dr Chi-Chi Ekhator is a GP based in South London and a GP Appraiser of NHS England. She is also Chair of Five2Medics, an initiative within Ascension Trust, born out of the desire to build wellness and resilience in communities facing disadvantage.
HealthJune 22, 2021
Not just a siloed group: reflections on rare diseases
While many people with a rare disease report the pandemic has been challenging, both for their physical and mental health, it has also required us to fundamentally reconsider the delivery of patient care.

World Infrastructure Journal

NewsSeptember 16, 2021
Taking the fast out of fashion this Sustainable Fashion Week
For most of the UK, impulse purchases, treat-yourself moments, and 80 per cent off sales have led to burgeoning wardrobes of the latest trends and those left in last season. Yet with the world’s first Sustainable Fashion Week, Shazia Saleem hopes to change this. 
NewsSeptember 15, 2021
UK to invest £650 billion in infrastructure  
The UK’s Infrastructure and Projects Authority has unveiled plans to invest £650 billion in infrastructure over the next decade, but there are reasons to temper expectations.
HorticultureSeptember 13, 2021
The UK’s growing waste infrastructure problem
According to a panel of experts recently assembled for the Resource Infrastructure Conference waste infrastructure must become “more of a focus” for policymakers.
NewsSeptember 8, 2021
John Flint appointed head of UKIB
Former HSBC chief executive John Flint was appointed the head of the newly formed UKIB last week in a move that is very safe, but not very ambitious
NewsSeptember 2, 2021
£8.6 billion allocated for affordable housing across England
Nearly 120,000 new homes are due to be built across England with £8.6 billion worth of funding being allocated this week. Around half of these new builds are expected to be available for affordable home ownership including 30,000 social rent builds.

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