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Integrated Care Pioneers evaluation

PIRU is carrying out a longer-term evaluation of the Pioneers to help build the evidence base on what works best in delivering integrated care in different contexts. Following completion of a qualitative early evaluation, the longer-term evaluation will look at outcomes and cost-effectiveness.
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From the blog

Stefanie Ettelt, Lorraine Williams, Jacqueline Damant and Raphael Wittenberg consider the importance of personalisation for the care home sector as we emerge from the current Covid-19 crisis.

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Kathryn Oliver, Anita Kothari and Nicholas Mays reflect on the challenges of coproduction between researchers and stakeholders in applied research projects.

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Eilis Keeble discusses the use of high level health and social care indicators to measure progress of integrated care initiatives.

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Stefanie Tan, Alec Fraser and Nicholas Mays reflect on key issues arising from their recent report on SIBs Trailblazers in health and social care.

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James Barlow writes about the need to develop a global health innovation index.

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Latest news

PIRU published its report "Personalisation in care homes for older people". The full report can be accessed here>>

PIRU is holding an online workshop on 15th May highlighting its research on public attitudes to funding adult social care. Further details and registration >>

PIRU published its report "Understanding experiences of recruiting for, and participating in, genomics research and service transformation: the 100,000 Genomes Project, 2015-2017". The full report can be accessed here >>

Jennifer Bostock, one of PIRU's PPIE advisers, is co-author on a BMJ paper calling for greater promotion of measures to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus within the home. The article can be accessed here >>

PIRU published the reports of its evaluation of the implementation of the UK AMR Strategy. A press release issued by the RVC can be accessed here >> The Overview report can be accessed here >>