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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

January

Press Release Health Tech Finalists Revealed

Health Tech Finalists Revealed

After a long process of inspiring deliberation and debate, the shortlist for the first ever AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards is revealed today. This shortlist celebrates a unique mix of innovative entries from individuals, designers, developers, entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals from the UK and around the world. read on Health Tech Finalists Revealed

BBC Radio 5 Live NHS Strike

Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health spoke to Clare McDonnell on 5 Live Breakfast about the formal notice of a strike by NHS workers that has been issued. A possible strike will take on Thursday 29th January.
read on NHS Strike

The Guardian Is there a future for the NHS

Is there a future for the NHS

At a Guardian Live event this week, health correspondent Denis Campbell was joined by Guardian members, leading experts and frontline staff for an honest debate on how to ensure the sustainability of the NHS. read on Is there a future for the NHS

BBC Local Radio How bad is the A&E problem?

How bad is the A&E problem?

Gail Beer, Director of Operations at 2020health talked to BBC Local Radio about the current A&E situation. This was broadcast to over 35 local stations around the country. Gail, a former nurse and Director at Barts and the London NHS Trust, was asked "How bad is the A&E problem?" read on How bad is the A&E problem?

Sky News Downturn in A&E performance

Downturn in A&E performance

Gail Beer, Director of Operations at 2020health discussed the downturn in A&E performance over the last few weeks. Gail said "the A&E crisis is a symptom of what’s wrong in other parts of the system. People are not using primary care as effectively as we would wish, for any number of reasons, and there are continuous problems discharging people, particularly older patients, who need health and social support post discharge. read on Downturn in A&E performance

Channel Five News NHS launches new cancer prevention scheme

NHS launches new cancer prevention scheme

Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health, talked to Channel Five News about NHS England's initiative to improve prevention, detection and treatment of cancer NHS England announced an independent task force which will develop a five-year action plan for cancer services to improve survival rates and save thousands of lives. read on NHS launches new cancer prevention scheme

Mail Online How you pay £100m a year to aid immigrants who can't speak English

How you pay £100m a year to aid immigrants who can't speak English

Shock figures reveal huge sums spent on translators by police, councils and hospitals
- Police, hospitals and courts are all spending huge sums on translators
- Councils in England spent £11 million on language services in last year
- Polish is the most commonly translated language by courts and police
- Met spends nearly £7million a year on interpreters for crime suspects
read on How you pay £100m a year to aid immigrants who can't speak English

BBC Radio Berkshire How does the NHS solve the A&E crisis?

How does the NHS solve the A&E crisis?

Gail Beer, Director of Operations at 2020health, talked to Andrew Peach about the recently published A&E figures and what the options might be for running the NHS from a political perspective. Gail said that as needs differ around the country only local solutions can work and that a new approach is needed, as just telling people not to go to A&E, unless for emergency, has not worked! read on How does the NHS solve the A&E crisis?

Press Release Nuffield Health and 2020health call for Head of Wellbeing in secondary schools, to combat obesity and poor mental health in pupils and teachers

Nuffield Health and 2020health call for Head of Wellbeing in secondary schools, to combat obesity and poor mental health in pupils and teachers

Health think tank 2020health and not for profit healthcare organisation, Nuffield Health have joined forces to call for the introduction of a Head of Wellbeing role across secondary schools to help combat poor physical and mental health and wellbeing – both in children and their teachers. read on Nuffield Health and 2020health call for Head of Wellbeing in secondary schools, to combat obesity and poor mental health in pupils and teachers

BBC Local Radio A&E waiting is worst for a decade

A&E waiting is worst for a decade

Gail Beer, Director of Operations at 2020health, spoke to several BBC local radio about todays A&E figures. Gail's main point was the need to look at whats behind the figures before coming to any conclusion and to focus on outcomes for patients rather than just the time within which they are treated. read on A&E waiting is worst for a decade

LBC Radio Benefits: Too Fat To Work

Benefits: Too Fat To Work

Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health, talked to Nick Ferrari on LBC Breakfast about the subject of Channel Five's documentary 'Benefits: Too Fat To Work' aired on Monday 5th January 2015. read on Benefits: Too Fat To Work