In 2019, NHS England asked general practices to group into primary care networks and offer extra services to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. This research looked at how these networks were established, what they have achieved so far and what has helped or hindered progress.
Oct 15, 2020
An embedded evaluation of the Health Foundation's Q Initiative was conducted by RAND Europe from 2016 to 2020. The findings of the evaluation demonstrate how Q has impacted its members and national healthcare improvement work.
Jul 13, 2020
Strengthening the contribution of improvers to UK health and care? An evaluation of the Q Initiative 2016–2020
RAND Europe conducted an embedded evaluation of Q from 2016 to 2020. The findings have fed into the ongoing design of Q and have helped understand the impact of Q on its members and on the healthcare improvement landscape.
Jul 13, 2020
This report explores innovation in citizen science as it relates to data collection, analysis, recruitment and capacity building. It also considers emerging themes and topical issues including policymaking developments.
Feb 16, 2020
This study presents a review of UK pregnancy research needs and priorities, comparing this to current research expenditure and setting the findings in the context of NHS costs related to pregnancy.
Jan 13, 2020
Exploring the societal burden of multiple sclerosis: A study into the non-clinical impact of the disease, including changes with progression
We looked at the non-clinical impacts of multiple sclerosis (MS) on the individual with MS, their carers and wider society, focusing on disease progression. We used a rapid evidence assessment and key informant interviews.
Nov 18, 2019
RAND Europe conducted a study to explore current and future changes in the research landscape (shifting environment, rapid technological developments and public policy) and how this may affect the nature of national research assessment (REF).
Oct 3, 2019