Podcast: Are we seeing the decline of general practice, or its rebirth?

Rising workloads and workforce shortages have left many GPs dissatisfied and stressed. Then add a pandemic into the mix. Is this a sign of general practice crumbling or are we seeing its rebirth?

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Last minute changes to social care reforms are a step in the wrong direction

Our response to the government’s proposed amendment to its planned social care charging reform.

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Caring for older patients with complex needs

How does the NHS in England compare with health care systems in 11 OECD countries?

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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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A collection of our work looking at climate change, health and sustainable health care.

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Nurses’ pay over the long term: what next?

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We examine long-term trends in UK nurses' pay and ask whether the system for deciding nurses’ pay...

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How does the NHS in England compare with health care systems in 11 OECD countries?

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A GP’s perspective on the future of general practice

25 November 2021
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Dr Rebecca Fisher on current challenges facing general practice, the impact of the pandemic, and...

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Up to the challenge?

25 November 2021
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Hugh Alderwick provides an overview of the government’s plans for spending and reform across the NHS...

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Inaction on workforce planning will hamper the NHS and social care's ability to recover

23 November 2021
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Our response to the vote on the Health and Care Bill amendment on workforce planning.

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Are we seeing the decline of general practice, or its rebirth? – with Professor Katherine Checkland, Dr Rebecca Fisher and Shaun Lintern

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Even before the pandemic, rising workloads and workforce shortages had left many GPs dissatisfied...

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Last minute changes to social care reforms are a step in the wrong direction

18 November 2021
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Health Foundation response to the government's proposed amendment to its planned social care...

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COVID-19 and the prison population

November 2021
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Produced as part of the Health Foundation's COVID-19 impact inquiry, this paper explores how the...

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Which is most important for good mental health: paid work, avoiding poverty or money itself?

17 November 2021
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Researchers from the University of Glasgow use longitudinal data to study the relationship between...

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Staff vacancies highlight urgent need for NHS workforce strategy and amendment to Health and Care Bill

16 November 2021
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Health Foundation response to the RCP Consultant Census 2021 and the proposed amendment to the...

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Pressures on the NHS are far from ‘sustainable’

11 November 2021
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Health Foundation response to the publication of NHS England's monthly performance statistics...

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An anchor approach to sustainability

10 November 2021
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Drawing on findings from the Health Anchors Learning Network, Jenna Collins explores how the NHS can...

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How does the NHS in England compare with health care systems in 11 OECD countries?

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Landmark international study highlights need to reduce time that hip fracture patients spend in hospital in England

10 November 2021
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Innovative international study uses electronic medical records to compare the cost and quality of...

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