Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave 

Our briefing analyses national government policies on adult social care in England after the first wave of the pandemic – from 1 June 2020 to 28 February 2021.

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Webinar: Tech and NHS recovery – what you should know

How can technological innovation help speed the recovery of the NHS and sustain high quality care in the post-pandemic period?

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Revisiting the Wanless review 20 years on

20 years on from the Wanless report, we look back at its origins, methodology and impact, highlighting the learnings that can be applied to the pandemic recovery.

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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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Government must address how racial discrimination and economic disadvantage have disproportionately impacted ethnic minority communities

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General practice has a key role to play in reducing health inequalities and should be included in...

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Improving health should be a key measure of success for levelling up

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Health Foundation response to the Lords Public Services Inquiry Levelling Up report.

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Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave: assessing the policy response in England

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Our analysis of the national government policy response for social care after the first wave of the...

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