Podcast: How to be health secretary

Our new podcast series launches today with an exclusive interview with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP and Nick Timmins

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The bigger picture

What can we learn from two decades of changing NHS care in England? In the REAL Centre's first report, we look back at the care and treatment provided by the NHS in England over the past two decades – as measured by health care activity

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Social care funding gap

Our estimates of what it would cost to stabilise and improve adult social care in England.

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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

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A timeline to 12 October 2020 of national policy and health system responses to COVID-19 in England.

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How to be health secretary - Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP and Nick Timmins

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Episode 1 of the Health Foundation podcast. What is the role of the health secretary? What are the...

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Interviews with experts and high-profile guests discussing the most important issues affecting the...

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Fundamental reform of social care needed if country is to ‘build back better’

22 October 2020
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Our response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s report on social care funding and workforce.

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Adopting Innovation: investing in skills at the NHS front line

20 October 2020
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Adopting innovation is a hot topic for health care providers this year. How can we seize the...

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Will government ignore yet another warning about the state of adult social care?

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Health Foundation response to the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) annual report on the state of care...

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NHS Test and Trace performance tracker

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Our latest analysis on the performance of NHS Test and Trace (up to 14 October).

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Poor understanding of what drives NHS growth has undermined national policy goals

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Health care per person has more than doubled since the millennium, with rapid growth in hospital...

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The Health Foundation’s REAL Centre is here to support better long-term decision making in health...

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The NHS is struggling to tackle a growing backlog of care

8 October 2020
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Health Foundation response to NHS England's monthly performance statistics.

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Building back better by focusing on health

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Emma Spencelayh explores the critical role councils play in ensuring the economic recovery also...

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The bigger picture

October 2020
Analysis

In the REAL Centre's first report, we look back at the care and treatment provided by the NHS in...

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Public perceptions of health and social care in light of COVID-19 (July 2020)

October 2020
Report

Results from an Ipsos MORI survey commissioned by the Health Foundation between 17 and 29 July 2020.

Briefing

Level or not?

September 2020
Briefing

Our briefing analyses how general practice compares in areas of high and low socioeconomic...

Briefing

The long-term impacts of new care models on hospital use

September 2020
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The briefing examines the impact of Mid-Nottinghamshire's Integrated...

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