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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

January

Sky News This Strike doesn't solve anything - says leading think tank on Junior Doctors' Strike

Today thousands of junior doctors are on strike over the terms of the government’s proposed new contract, which proposes changes to pay and hours and could see the hours eligible for overtime pay cut by 25%. Over 37,000 of the UK’s 55,000 junior doctors are members of the British Medical Association, the body that called the strike.

Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health, discussed the Junior Doctors' Strike on Sky News. read on This Strike doesn't solve anything - says leading think tank on Junior Doctors' Strike

TechUK Principles for Safe and Effective Information Sharing in Health and Social Care

This policy paper on Information Sharing, co-authored by 2020health Associate Kathy Mason, Mark Davies of MedeAnalytics and John Parry of TPP, coordinated by Natalie Batemen of techUK, the voice of the UK tech industry, has set out five guiding principles for achieving safe and effective information sharing, for direct and indirect use, in health and social care read on Principles for Safe and Effective Information Sharing in Health and Social Care

BBC Radio Kent Cost of missed patient appointments

Cost of missed patient appointments

Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health spoke to BBC Radio Kent Breakfast about missed hospital appointments. Tens of thousands of DNAs (did not attend) were recorded in Kent in the 2014-15 financial year at a cost of 22million pounds to the NHS in the county. read on Cost of missed patient appointments

BBC Radio Stoke 2020health responds to report on elderly & urgent care

2020health responds to report on elderly & urgent care

2020health have responded to a report from the NHS Confederation about the elderly and urgent care.
The report, ‘Growing Old Together’ calls for more to be done to prevent older people from having to go to hospital. It puts an emphasis on more proactive and co-ordinated health and social care, making suggestions like the creation of the role of a care co-ordinator to guide service users through the system. read on 2020health responds to report on elderly & urgent care