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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

Press Releases 2013

Press Release Cancer Patients failed by NHS in post-transplant care

Cancer Patients failed by NHS in post-transplant care

Leading charity calls on government to remove postcode lottery in access to care. NHS England is failing patients who undergo lifesaving bone marrow transplants according to findings from a leading blood cancer charity published today (12.9.13). read on Cancer Patients failed by NHS in post-transplant care

Press Release Patients spend money better than GPs

2020health has found that Personal Health Budgets were life changing for patients AND saved the NHS money. read on Patients spend money better than GPs

Press Release Crucial error by NHS regulator: CQC must act now to regain public confidence

Crucial error by NHS regulator: CQC must act now to regain public confidence

Commenting on the news that CQC have hidden the names of staff involved in covering up an internal review into poor inspections of a hospital in Cumbria Julia Manning, 2020health Chief Executive, says: read on Crucial error by NHS regulator: CQC must act now to regain public confidence

Press Release Government plans to change medicines pricing could make it harder for sick people to get treatment

Government plans to change medicines pricing could make it harder for sick people to get treatment

2020health today publish a review from a patient’s perspective of the government’s plans to change the way medicines are priced. Julia Manning, CEO of 2020health said: “Patients are usually blissfully unaware of pricing negotiations but the Government’s new plans for pricing will politicise a formerly non-contentious issue.” read on Government plans to change medicines pricing could make it harder for sick people to get treatment

Press Release Well, well, well...meet with your pharmacist monthly, lose weight and increase your chances of a longer life

• Measureable health impact of pharmacy advice demonstrated in yearlong social experiment by Sainsbury’s Pharmacy with ten families across the country
• 65% of participants lost weight and 58% reduced their risk of stroke or heart attack within the next 10 years
• 81% of those found to have high cholesterol levels were not previously aware that they had high levels
• Sainsbury’s Pharmacy introduces new programme “Healthy Living Plan” to help customers manage the risk of cardio vascular disease
read on Well, well, well...meet with your pharmacist monthly, lose weight and increase your chances of a longer life

Press Release A paperless NHS? The NHS is swapping best practice and ideas with the US Veteran Health Administration to make it happen.

If the NHS is serious about going digital it should continue to build on an existing partnership with the VHA and continue to revolutionise healthcare, says the report "Making connections: A transatlantic exchange to support the adoption of digital health between the US VHA and England’s NHS" developed jointly by the VHA, 3Millionlives and published by 2020health. read on A paperless NHS? The NHS is swapping best practice and ideas with the US Veteran Health Administration to make it happen.

Press Release Telehealth does produce savings

Results of telehealth hub pilot in Yorkshire show that telehealth can reduce hospital admissions, provide care at home and improve patient outcomes. read on Telehealth does produce savings

Press Release Francis report will shake the public’s faith in nurses

Ahead of the Francis report, the campaigning think tank 2020health is publishing a collection of essays on the future of nursing that pulls no punches. read on Francis report will shake the public’s faith in nurses

Press Release Employers should take a lead on preventing sickness absence

2020health’s report out today calls on employers to do much more to ensure an employee’s mild illness doesn’t escalate into long-term absence and sickness-related worklessness. read on Employers should take a lead on preventing sickness absence