Building healthier communities

Our new report explores the ways in which NHS organisations act as anchor institutions, and their potential to positively influence the health of local communities, beyond providing clinical care

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Patients finding it harder to access general practice, but those in poorer areas report greater problems

Health Foundation response to British Social Attitudes Survey on emergency care

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Should we bother about the future? If so, how much?

Doctor Jennifer Dixon introduces our new Shaping Health Futures programme

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Collaboration is key to achieving better models of care

What effect can collaboration between patients, families and clinicians have on health care systems and practices? Maddie Jul...

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Should we bother about the future? If so, how much?

The future is complex and uncertain, but not predetermined. In many areas policy decisions taken (or not taken) today will sh...

Blog

Stress in childhood and over the life course – our bodies pay the price

Research shows socioeconomic disadvantage during youth can have lasting physiological consequences. Liz Cairncross lays out t...

Press release

The NHS should contribute more to the prosperity of local communities

New report argues that the NHS could make a greater contribution to improving the socioeconomic conditions for people in the ...

Press release

Patients finding it harder to access general practice, but those in poorer areas report greater problems

Health Foundation response to British Social Attitudes Survey on emergency care.

Press release

Press release

A positive step towards a digital future but technology needs to be driven by patient need

Health Foundation response to government announcement of new investment in technology and AI.

Blog

The excluded middle: Is the 'new money' new or not?

The announcement of a £1.8bn cash injection for NHS capital infrastructure projects has generated lively debate. Ben Gershlic...

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Research report

Building healthier communities: the role of the NHS as an anchor institution

Our new report explores the ways in which NHS organisations act as anchor institutions, and their potential to positively inf...

Report

Shaping Health Futures

This report outlines major trends and changes in the population, society, technology, politics, the environment, and other ar...

Briefing

Emergency admissions to hospital from care homes: how often and what for?

Combined learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe, Sutton, Wakefield and Notti...

Briefing

Understanding primary care networks

This briefing helps to explain what the implementation of primary care networks (PCNs) will mean for health and care in Engla...

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