PIRU publications

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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