New learning report: Using clinical communities to improve quality

The Health Foundation has recently published a new learning report Using clinical communities to improve quality http://www.health.org.uk/publications/using-clinical-communities-to-improve-quality
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The European health report 2012: charting the way to well-being

Like its predecessors, the 2012 European health report describes both the overall improvements in health in the WHO European Region and their uneven distribution within and between countries. It breaks new ground, however, by helping both to define well-being, a goal of Europe’s new health policy, Health 2020, and to map the way towards achieving it.
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Seminar and Webcast - Thu 7th Mar 2013: Life expectancy and healthy life expectancy on the island of Ireland


What do we know about the gap between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy on the island of Ireland? Report Launch

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) in association with the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) will launch a report which focuses on what we can learn from the data on the island of Ireland about health expectancies. Attendance is free and the launch will also be available as a live webcast.
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New report predicts significant rise in demand for long-term care in Ireland


Report highlights variations in care provision

A new report  (Thursday, 25 October 2012) finds that the number of older people needing long-term care is set to increase significantly in the years to 2021. It finds that there will be an annual increase of 2,833 older people requiring residential care or home help in the Republic of Ireland and 565 in Northern Ireland.   If the ability of families to care informally is not sustained at its present high level, these increased needs for formal care will be greater.

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