Monthly Archives: April 2012

1st Annual Symposium: Global Non-Communicable Disease: from research to action

Date: Wednesday 25th of April 2012 The Centre for Global NCDs was launched on April 25th 2012 with a one-day Symposium at LSHTM. The Symposium sought to build on the momentum that stemmed from the recent UN High Level Meeting … Continue reading

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Forging social care policy amid the white heat of a White Paper

By Martin Knapp With the Government’s White Paper on Social Care expected soon, all eyes are turned to an area of just a few hundred square metres inWestminster. There, three major Government departments (Health, Treasury, Number 10) will be negotiating … Continue reading

Introduction

This site is to let people know about research using data from the National Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) programme in England. Patient reports of the outcome of their care are important for assessing the quality of health services. The national PROMs programme … Continue reading

Desperately seeking the Steve Jobs of healthcare modelling

by James Barlow   We know that health services need a shake-up. How else can we meet ever increasing demand while holding down costs and improving quality and productivity? But shake-ups, involving novel combinations of technology, services and infrastructure, can do … Continue reading

Welcome

This is a work-related web site and therefore rather boring unless you are (perhaps even if you are) a demographer. It provides access to those of my publications that can be downloaded from the web (including several that are no … Continue reading