Chair of Parliamentary Health Select Committee tells Cumberland Initiative of the importance of modelling to NHS decision-making
Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the Parliamentary Health Select Committee and formerly Secretary of State for Health, has expressed a strong interest in greater use of models for designing healthcare services. Mr Dorrell was speaking during a meeting he hosted with a Cumberland Initiative team at his Westminster office.
The Cumberland Initiative launched its national centre in May with a series of events and facilities focussed on helping colleagues tackle the crisis in A + E and unscheduled care. [...]
A site for a new National Institute for Service and Systems Excellence has been explored by the Cumberland Initiative in partnership with SEGRO.
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