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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

July

BBC Five Live Drive The Future of the Health Service

Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health speaks to Peter Allen about the future of the health service in light of the decisions over Mid Staffordshire Hospital and Lewisham Hospital. She highlighted that going forward there needs to be greater on focus primary and preventative care, to ensure less hospital admissions in general. read on The Future of the Health Service

BBC Radio 5 Live Lewisham Hospital not to be downgraded

Julia Manning speaks to Shelagh Fogarty about the news that Lewisham Hospital will not be downgraded. Julia comments that the whole of South East London is not sustainable as it losing around £1 million a week. This means that although Lewisham has been told they’re are able keep their A&E, services elsewhere will have to go. The NHS is a whole system and judgements can’t be made about individual organisations.
by themselves. read on Lewisham Hospital not to be downgraded

BBC Radio 5 Live NHS Direct ceasing to provide services to NHS 111

Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health speaks to Phil Williams on BBC 5 live about the state of NHS 111. This follows an announcement from NHS Direct that they’re pulling out of providing services to NHS 111, on claims it is financially unsustainable. read on NHS Direct ceasing to provide services to NHS 111

Channel 5 Health Select Committee’s Report on Urgent and Emergency Care

Health Select Committee’s Report on Urgent and Emergency Care

Last week Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health was interviewed by Sky News and Channel 5 News on the Health Select Committee’s report, released Wednesday 24th July ahead of Keogh review of urgent and emergency care due in Autumn. read on Health Select Committee’s Report on Urgent and Emergency Care

Sky News A&E Crises

A&E Crises

Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health, discusses on Sky News the Health Select Committee’s report, released Wednesday 24th July ahead of Keogh review of urgent and emergency care due in Autumn. read on A&E Crises

Sky News & Channel 5 Tougher Hospital Inspections

Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health was interviewed by Sky News and Channel 5 News on Sir Mike Richards' suggestion to introduce tougher hospital inspections.
read on Tougher Hospital Inspections

The Guardian Personal Health Budgets

Pilots of personal health budgets show that giving patients control of spending decisions for their own care benefits them and saves the NHS money, thinktank 2020health has found. read on Personal Health Budgets

Comment The Cavendish Review

The Cavendish Review

The Cavendish Review “An Independent Review into Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers in the NHS and social care settings” is published today.
read on The Cavendish Review

Comment Minister for Care and Support expresses his commitment to a ‘right to have’ a personal health budget

Minister for Care and Support expresses his commitment to a ‘right to have’ a personal health budget

Speaking at the launch of our latest report, ‘Personal Health Budgets: a revolution in personalisation’ yesterday evening The Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP announced that the shift to Personal Health Budgets provides an opportunity to move away from the current paternalistic nature of the NHS and to give patients “a real voice”. read on Minister for Care and Support expresses his commitment to a ‘right to have’ a personal health budget

OnMedica Patients spend money better than GPs, report suggests

Pilots of personal health budgets show that giving patients control of spending decisions for their own care benefits them and saves the NHS money. read on Patients spend money better than GPs, report suggests

Pulse GPs 'should take control of personal health budgets'

GP practices should be put in charge of administering direct payments to patients as part of the personal health budget scheme, a leading think-tank has recommended in a report launched by the care minister overseeing the initiative. read on GPs 'should take control of personal health budgets'

BBC Radio 5 Live Concerns over NHS '111' Service

Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health was interviewed by Phil Williams on concerns over the NHS 111 service. read on Concerns over NHS '111' Service

eHealth Insider Awards 2013 John Cruickshank nominated for Healthcare IT Champion of the Year

John Cruickshank nominated for Healthcare IT Champion of the Year

Our very own John Cruickshank has been nominated for Healthcare IT Champion of the Year at the eHealth Insider Awards 2013! read on John Cruickshank nominated for Healthcare IT Champion of the Year

Prospect Think Tank Awards 2013 2020heath Report "Too Posh to Wash" is commended

2020heath Report "Too Posh to Wash" is commended

Julia Manning and Gail Beer attended the recent Prospect Think Tank of the Year Awards. The judging announcement for publication of the year category included the following: "Judges were impressed by the report by 2020 Health, the think tank specialising in healthcare, entitled “Too Posh to Wash.” read on 2020heath Report "Too Posh to Wash" is commended