Tackling the inverse care law

Without deliberate policy action, inequities in the availability of high-quality general practice in England are likely to continue growing, holding back efforts to 'level up' the country.

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Better use of data in the NHS

Our long read explores the longstanding barriers to widespread use of data and data science in the NHS in England, and possible approaches to realise their full potential.

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Evidence hub: What drives health inequalities?

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Data and insight highlighting how the circumstances in which we live shape our opportunities for...

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The year ahead: what and why

27 January 2022
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Our chief executive takes us on a quick tour of the work the Health Foundation has planned in 2022...

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Tackling the inverse care law

January 2022
Analysis

Without deliberate policy action, inequities in the availability of high-quality general practice in...

Long read

How better use of data can help address key challenges facing the NHS

26 January 2022

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Long read

Exploring the longstanding barriers to widespread use of data and data science in the NHS in...

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If government is serious about ‘levelling up’, it must overhaul funding for general practice

27 January 2022
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New report calls for government action on GP funding and workforce shortages to tackle unfair...

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Are businesses and investors really serious about improving our health? – with Catherine Howarth and John Godfrey

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Episode 16. We often focus on government as the main agent to get things done – particularly when it...

Long read

Debt and health

20 January 2022

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Long read

Government action in 2020/21 eased financial pressures for many. But with those on low incomes and...

Press release

Councils need certainty on public health funding at this crucial moment for the nation’s health

20 January 2022
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Health Foundation response to the LGA's call to urgently publish the Public Health Grant...

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Collaborating on the wider determinants of health

17 January 2022
Blog

Liz Cairncross reflects on some common themes and learning from the Health Foundation’s first grant...

Press release

Government must be honest about consequences of not introducing new COVID-19 measures for the NHS

13 January 2022
Press release

Health Foundation response to the latest NHS performance statistics.

Press release

Latest data shows that a child born in the UK today will die nearly 5 years earlier than previously predicted

12 January 2022
Press release

Health Foundation response to the latest Office for National Statistics data on UK life expectancy.

Press release

Government must be realistic about the time and resources needed to clear the NHS backlog

6 January 2022
Press release

Health Foundation response to the publication of the Health and Social Care Select Committee's...

Podcast

That was the year that was: health policy in 2021 – with Lord Victor Adebowale and Hugh Alderwick

Podcast

Episode 15. In another year shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic, we explore some key health policy...

Newsletter feature

Networked Data Lab: using linked data to tackle health and care challenges

17 December 2021
Newsletter feature

Kathryn Marszalek from the Health Foundation and Dr Jessica Butler from the University of...

Newsletter blog

Four lessons the pandemic has taught us about health data

17 December 2021
Newsletter blog

Adam Steventon reflects on what we can learn from the successes and failures in the use of data...

News

Thank you and farewell to Will Warburton, Director of Improvement

14 December 2021
News

Will Warburton will be leaving the Health Foundation in January 2022 to take up the role of Managing...

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