Hannah is a policy officer working within the systems portfolio. She has previously worked as a policy and scrutiny officer in local government and PA to the director of public health and assistant director for strategic commissioning for Cumbria County Council.

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01 Mar 2024

The elephant in the room – why social care reform must no longer be ignored

Hannah Hayes looks at what could happen if politicians fail to properly address the challenges facing social care.

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22 May 2023

Prevention is better than cure: three solutions to delayed hospital discharge

Hannah Hayes discusses the challenge of discharging patients from NHS hospitals and the three solutions that can help prevent and manage the issue.

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20 Oct 2022

Local solutions to a national problem: how trusts are working with, and supporting, social care partners

Hannah Hayes explores how trusts are supporting social care partners with recruitment and retention, increasing capacity in social care and developing new integrated delivery models.

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07 Apr 2022

NHS Providers response to the integration white paper questions for implementation

Our response to the integration white paper questions for implementation

24 Mar 2022

Integrated care partnership (ICP): engagement summary

Our briefing draws out the key points, including DHSC’s plans to publish statutory guidance on the integrated care strategy in July 2022, and provides some initial analysis.

02 Mar 2022

Cracking delayed discharges will need local innovation and bold national action

Hannah Hayes discusses delayed discharges and the importance of needing local innovation and government action to ensure the model is sustainable in the long-term to alleviate pressure on social care.

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02 Dec 2021

Next day briefing - People at the Heart of Care: adult social care reform white paper

In this briefing, we summarise the ambitions set out in the white paper, and the accompanying policies to be implemented over the next three years.