Tag Archives: practice

BLOG: Co-production is vital so research addresses councils’ requirements in this tough financial climate

Existing research must be distilled and targeted for councils, who should become expert clients and tell universities what they need, argues David Pye    “We need a better focus on the three ‘C’s – co-production of new research, curation of … Continue reading

Muddling through the jungle of hospital priority setting

By Lydia Kapiriri, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Aging and Society, McMaster University Have you ever wondered why patient X goes to a hospital and gets all the treatment they need, yet, patient Y goes to the same hospital and … Continue reading

ANNOUNCEMENT: Round 2 of SPHR’s Public Health Practice Evaluation scheme open!

SPHR opens Round 2 of its innovative evaluation scheme Round 2 of SPHR’s Public Health Practice Evaluation Scheme (PHPES) is now open. PHPES aims to produce high quality evidence needed by public health practice to improve population health and help reduce … Continue reading

Posting and transfer holds clues to the health of health services

By Kabir Sheikh A contract health worker is posted in a remote health post, 700 km away from where his spouse and children live. He sees them once a year, using up most of his annual leave of 18 days, … Continue reading


Welcome to Health Policy and Planning Debated. We have created this blog to spark conversations about challenges in health systems, opportunities, evidence and innovation. We will be presenting the best in health systems research, voices of young researchers and snapshots … Continue reading