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We develop rigorous research evidence to support innovation in health and social care policy.

PROJECT FOCUS

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

With the increasing frequency of hotter summers, Lorraine Williams, Bob Erens, Stefanie Ettelt, Shakoor Hajat, Tommaso Manacorda and Nicholas Mays reflect on the risks of hot weather to public heath.

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

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Latest news

A video recording of the PIRU webinar held on 15 May looking at 'Public Attitudes to Funding Social Care' is now available. The video can be accessed here>>

Rebecca Glover is lead author on a paper which describes a framework for identifying and categorising adverse effects of the Covid-19 lockdown measures. The article can be accessed here>>

PIRU published its report "Evaluation of the Heatwave Plan for England: Final Report". The report can be accessed here>>

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

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 >>

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 >>