How transport offers a route to better health

Our latest long read examines the challenges of shifting towards a transport system that better supports health

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Our response to Budget 2021

Universal credit uplift and furlough extension welcome but public services underpinning recovery left perilously underfunded.

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How can policymakers plan better for the long term?

We explore what long-term planning means, how it could be improved and why COVID-19 recovery provides a unique opportunity for longer-term thinking about health and care.

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COVID-19 chart series

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has delivered a profound shock to the UK. We'll be exploring...

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COVID-19 policy tracker 2020

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A timeline of the national policy and health system responses to COVID-19 in England in 2020.

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A budget for rescue but not recovery

3 March 2021
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Universal credit uplift and furlough extension welcome but public services underpinning recovery...

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New research shows the health care use of individuals with multiple conditions also depends on health of those they live with

3 March 2021
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Health Foundation research shows that the health and health care needs of people living in the same...

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What next for the UK’s COVID-19 vaccination programme?

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The UK’s COVID-19 vaccination programme has made an impressive start, with around 30% of the...

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Five projects selected to be part of new programme to help the social care sector respond to COVID-19 and its aftermath

2 March 2021
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Five projects have been selected to take part in a new programme, Strengthening Social Care...

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Wales must not be an afterthought when fighting COVID-19

2 March 2021
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Proportionally, Wales has recorded some of the UK's highest coronavirus death rates. Auriol Miller,...

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Who is most vulnerable to health-related misinformation about COVID-19?

1 March 2021
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Research at The Alan Turing Institute reveals who is most likely to believe online misinformation –...

Press release

This Budget must protect those most at risk from the pandemic and its financial consequences

27 February 2021
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Comment from the Health Foundation ahead of next week's Budget.

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Research highlights need for a transport system that better supports the nation’s health

26 February 2021
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Our new analysis finds an increase in walking and cycling could prevent up to around 6,100 deaths a...

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Why the market matters in adult social care (and what we can do about it)

26 February 2021
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There are endemic failures in the adult social care market. In this blog we explain why reform is...

REAL Centre

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Workforce strategy urgently needed

25 February 2021
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Our response to Health and Social Care Select Committee published evidence showing that an...

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Young people must be given the support that they need to avoid second health crisis later in life

24 February 2021
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Health Foundation response to additional government funding for summer schools.

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Nursing shortages require urgent action

24 February 2021
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Health Foundation response to the publication of the Institute for Fiscal Studies report, Cost of...

Our latest publications and long reads

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How transport offers a route to better health

About 21 mins to read

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Transport affects the health of people across society, in multiple ways. Investing in transport is...

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How can policymakers plan better for the long term?

About 15 mins to read

Long read

COVID-19 has illustrated why policymakers must prepare better for uncertainty. This long read...

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Anchors in a storm

About 20 mins to read

Long read

COVID-19 has galvanised many institutions, including the NHS, into more purposefully influencing...

Long read

NHS reform

About 13 mins to read

Long read

Given plans for significant changes to NHS structures and legislation, our long read sets out five...

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