City-REDI Presents Evidence at Parliamentary Inquiry on Rural Health and Social Care – 30th October 2018

In our last blog, “Professor Anne Green Presents City-REDI Research at the Parliamentary Launch of the National Centre for Rural Health and Care” we described the research City-REDI and Rose Generation completed this summer on issues around recruitment and retention of NHS and care workers in rural areas and described the aims of the new … Continue reading “City-REDI Presents Evidence at Parliamentary Inquiry on Rural Health and Social Care – 30th October 2018”

At 70, the NHS Needs Wider Economy to Help Build Healthy Lives

The NHS cannot do everything on its own. A universal healthcare system is not responsible for all factors of the UK population’s healthy lives. Total health spending in England was about £125bn in 2017/18, with £110bn on the NHS, equivalent to 7% of GDP. This seems like huge numbers but if we think about it … Continue reading “At 70, the NHS Needs Wider Economy to Help Build Healthy Lives”

Supporting Medtech Companies Market Innovations to Health and Social Care Providers

The United Kingdom, like many advanced economies, has been very effective in developing policies and programmes to support early-stage research and development by entrepreneurs. Innovate UK’s R&D Open Programme (based on previous Smart /Grant for R&D scheme) and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships schemes can draw on over 40 years of development, providing evidence on their effectiveness … Continue reading “Supporting Medtech Companies Market Innovations to Health and Social Care Providers”