PIRU publications

Early evaluation of Integrated Care Pioneers: Interim Report

The report "Early evaluation of the Integrated Care and Support Pioneers Programme: Interim Report" was released for publication in March 2015.

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Assessing Improvements in Dementia Care and Support

The report "Independent assessment of improvements in dementia care and support since 2009" was completed in October 2014 and released for publication in March 2015.

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 Integrated Care Pioneers: Indicators for measuring integrated care

The report “Integrated Care and Support Pioneers: Indicators for measuring the quality of integrated care” was published in April 2014.

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Direct Payments in Residential Care: Scoping Study

The scoping study “Direct Payments in Residential Care Trailblazer Programme Evaluation - Preliminary report” was published in March 2014.

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General Practice Choice Pilot Evaluation

The report “Evaluation of the choice of GP practice pilot, 2012-13: Main Report” was published in March 2014.

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General Practice Choice Pilot Evaluation: Review of Three Countries

The report “Choice of primary care provider: a review of experiences in three countries” is a review of initiatives to provide choice in primary care provider in Finland, Sweden and Norway. It was published in September 2013.

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Payment for Performance: incentivising quality in public services

The report "Challenges of payment-for-performance in health care and other public services - design, implementation and evaluation" was published in August 2013.

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NHS futures: Twenty-Thirty

The report "Twenty-Thirty: Health Care Scenarios - exploring potential changes in health care in England over the next 20 years" was published in September 2013.

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Horizon scanning

The report "Potential Research Priorities Arising from Proposals for NHS Reforms in England" was published in March 2012.

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Alternatives to the use of antipsychotic medication for dementia patients

The report “Non-drug treatments for symptoms in dementia: an overview of systematic reviews of non-pharmacological interventions in the management of neuropsychiatric symptoms and challenging behaviours in patients with dementia” was published in March 2012.

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