Health and care policy analysis The latest publications, briefings and blogs about health and social care policy and strategy
We regularly publish insights and analysis relating to policy and performance in health and social care in the UK, as well as comparisons with other international health systems.
Our analysis of the national government policy response for social care after the first wave of the pandemic.
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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.
Exploring the longstanding barriers to widespread use of data and data science in the NHS in England, and possible approaches to realise their full potential.
This report explores the complex relationship between age, health and social care need, and how this is changing. Understanding this dynamic is crucial as likely trends in demand will influence future...
Researchers from the University of Glasgow use longitudinal data to study the relationship between changes in employment, income, poverty and mental health.
Evidence on the short- and long-term effect of integrated care programmes on emergency hospital use to inform the national roll-out of Integrated Care Systems (ICS).
What do the public think about climate change, health and the NHS net zero ambition, and why does this matter? Genevieve Cameron, Anya Gopfert and Tim Gardner present findings from our latest polling.
We highlight four priority areas that the Spending Review 2021 must invest in to address the pandemic's legacy and build resilence in health and social care.
Concerted, holistic action needs to be taken to create the conditions that improve health. We set out the action that central government needs to take to act purposefully as a system, rather than as a...
Expectations around the imminent levelling up white paper are high. But will it truly seize the opportunity to level up health? Here are our five tests to assess the white paper's level of commitment.