What the NHS can learn from innovative healthcare practices abroad

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The NHS is staring down the barrel of shrinking budgets and rising costs. In the midst of this perfect storm radical innovation in how health services are delivered is sorely needed.

Existing models of care such as the district general hospital and GP surgery are no longer fit for purpose and there is much for the NHS to learn from international pioneers.

To help draw out these lessons the thinktank Reform is holding a major international conference to showcase some of the most exciting innovators. These providers have championed new models that are delivering higher quality, more accessible and more affordable care.

Source: The Guardian (link opens in a new window)

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