Waiting times in English A+E departments: What does the data say?
I was reading a BBC article from 2 days ago about the increased waiting times in Accident & Emergency (A+E) departments in England, The article highlights that the lack of access to GPs has been raised as a contributor and the controversial government plans for £250m funding for GP surgeries to see more patients face-to-face. […]Read More
Does digital health solutions create more work for doctors and nurses?
The to and fro on the virtues of policy focus on ‘remote’ versus ‘face-to-face’ GP appointments and the controversies around how to ‘incentivise’ GP to offer more face-to-face appointments made me think about the ‘default’ assumption that digital health is an ‘obvious’ choice and that it will make life easier for doctors and nurses. Research […]Read More
How can data help improve Covid-19 vaccination uptake rates?
The vaccine hesitancy rate in Great Britain has reduced overall during 2021 and has plateaued at 4%. Note: Vaccine hesitancy includes those who have been offered a vaccine but declined the offer; are very or fairly unlikely to have the vaccine if offered; are neither likely nor unlikely to have the vaccine if offered; don’t […]Read More