Stalling progress

What is driving the slowdown in life expectancy in the UK, and what action is needed?

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What will it take to fix social care?

Watch our livestream and hear from leading social and economics experts as they set out the options for reforming the adult social care system

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The nation's health: priorities for the next government

Worrying trends in the UK’s health have emerged in recent years that cannot be overlooked by the incoming government

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General Election 2019

Get the latest news, views and analysis on health and social care for the 2019 General Election

Press release

Health Foundation response to the Labour Party manifesto

'Labour’s funding plans provide a welcome recognition of the scale of the challenge facing the NHS'

Blog

I’ve got to admit it’s getting better: improving data analysis for improving care

Martin Bardsley reflects on the shifting landscape for health and care analysts in the NHS

Press release

Conservatives reportedly commit to ensuring no one will have to sell their home to cover care costs

Health Foundation response to Conservatives’ promise no one will have to sell their home to pay for social care.

Press release

Health Foundation response to the Liberal Democrat manifesto

‘The manifesto plans are a welcome shot in the arm for the NHS, but don’t go far enough on fixing social care'

Article

Analytical Capability Index

A tool to allow health and care organisations to measure and benchmark their current capability in using data analytics.

Blog

Promises, promises: reflecting on past election pledges

Lucinda Allen considers what happens to manifesto pledges once the ballot papers have been counted.

Press release

Existing evidence shows that immigration makes a positive contribution to the UK health service

Health Foundation statement on the impact of immigration on the NHS

Our latest publications and long reads

Analysis

Mortality and life expectancy trends in the UK

Since 2011 improvements in life expectancy in the UK have stalled, and for certain groups of the population, gone into revers...

Briefing

The measurement maze

Our briefing suggests there's potential to make better use of quality measurement to improve quality of care.

Long read

International comparisons of capital in health care: why is the UK falling behind?

About 11 mins to read

This long read raises questions about why the UK is lagging far behind other countries when it comes to the value of health c...

Working paper

A descriptive analysis of health care use by high cost, high need patients in England

This paper explores health care use by the top 5% of users of primary and secondary care services by cost.

Long read

A health index for England: opportunities and challenges

About 15 mins to read

This long read explores the government’s proposal to place health as a core measure of government success by creating a natio...

Long read

Harnessing data and technology for public health: five challenges

About 14 mins to read

This long read sets out five challenges that the government needs to address if it is to harness the full potential of data a...

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