Investing in The NHS long term plan

The plan sets out an ambitious vision for health care. But is it job done?

Read our latest analysis

NHS Confederation annual conference

We'll be at the NHS Confederation annual conference and exhibition this week to present our latest analysis

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Invest in public health now, or store up problems for the future

How are public health grant cuts and delayed policy decisions damaging public health?

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NHS plan jeopardised by unfinished business on funding and rising demand

New analysis from the Health Foundation shows that delivering the ambitious vision set out in the new NHS Long Term Plan plan...

Press release

Urgent call for £1bn a year to reverse cuts to public health funding

The Health Foundation and The King's Fund say that the government must make a clear and urgent commitment to restoring £1bn o...

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Longer waits for treatment show large gap between demand and funding for NHS care

Health Foundation responds to Public Accounts Committee report on NHS waiting times for elective and cancer treatment.


The current Babylon GP at Hand model will not work for everyone

If the future of primary care is digital, the approach to it must meet the needs of a diverse population with varying health ...


In health care, data is not the ‘new’ anything – it is a paradigm shift

Data is not the new oil, nor the new anything, write Indra Joshi and Jess Morley, arguing that such analogies are fundamental...


The paradox of faster progress? It takes time…

Jennifer Dixon gives her highlights from the Health Foundation's 2019 annual event, which looked at the ingredients for faste...

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Investing in The NHS long term plan

A briefing analysing the challenges for health and social care following the publication of the NHS long term plan, including...


Untapped potential: Investing in health and care data analytics

More investment is needed in skilled analysts to unlock the full potential of NHS data to benefit patients.

Learning report

The improvement journey

A learning report explaining why improvement in health care matters, and how to get started in your organisation

Research report

Closing the gap

Staffing is the make-or-break issue for the NHS in England. This report sets out a series of policy actions that should be at...

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