‘Well London’ and the benefits of participation: results of a qualitative study nested in a cluster randomised trial – BMJ Open

Well London is a multicomponent community engagement and coproduction programme designed to improve the health of Londoners living in socioeconomically deprived neighbourhoods. Finds interaction between participation, well-being and agency, social interactions and cohesion and that this modulated any benefits described.

An assessment of the cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance, including diffusion-weighted imaging, in patients with transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke: a systematic review, meta-analysis and economic evaluation – Health Technology Assessmen

An assessment of the cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance, including diffusion-weighted imaging, in patients with transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke: a systematic review, meta-analysis and economic evaluation – Health Technology Assessment Finds magnetic resonance with DWI is not cost-effective for

How do managers and leaders in the National Health Service and social care respond to service user involvement in mental health services in both its traditional and emergent forms? The ENSUE study – Health Services and Delivery Research

Finds that ‘ordinary’ Service Users (SUs) do have some involvement in service planning and delivery; they regard this as having a positive impact; and they are supported by both front-line and senior staff. In studying user-led organisations, finds that they are working in

NHS waiting times for elective care in England: Fifty-fifth Report of Session 2013–14: Report, together with formal minutes related to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

The success of NHS hospital trusts (trusts) in meeting the 18-week waiting time standards for non-emergency care means that patients are waiting less time for treatment, although the challenge of achieving the standards is increasing as demand for trusts’ services

Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for the management of abnormal uterine bleeding (heavy menstrual bleeding and post-menopausal bleeding): a decision analysis – Health Technology Assessment

For the initial investigation of women presenting to secondary care with Heavy Menstrual Bleaeding (HMB) who do not require preservation of their fertility, our research suggests a choice between outpatient hysteroscopy (OPH) alone or a combination of OPH and global endometrial biopsy (EBx). From our investigation,

Increasing the scale and adoption of population health interventions: experiences and perspectives of policy makers, practitioners, and researchers – Health Research Policy and Systems Article

Decisions to scale up population health interventions from small projects to wider state or national implementation is fundamental to maximising population-wide health improvements. The objectives of this study were to examine: i) how decisions to scale up interventions are currently

Developing and evaluating a child-centred intervention for diabetes medicine management using mixed methods and a multicentre randomised controlled trial – Health Services and Delivery Research

Aimed to develop and evaluate an individually tailored age-appropriate diabetes diary and information pack for children and young people aged 6–18 years with type 1 diabetes to support decision-making and self-care with a specific focus on insulin management and blood

Accountable care organisations in the United States and England Testing, evaluating and learning what works – King’s Fund Briefing

This briefing from the King’s Fund describes the different types of accountable care organisations (ACOs) – a group of providers that take responsibility for providing all the care for a given population for a specified period of time, emerging in the United States; presents some