The measurement maze

A snapshot of national quality indicators across three clinical areas, and their impact on clinical teams

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Labour pledges a step-change in NHS funding after almost a decade of austerity

Health Foundation response to Labour’s NHS funding announcement pledge

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General Election 2019

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Blog

Improving continuity of care in general practice: four lessons from the frontline

How can general practices balance continuity of care with the need to see a GP promptly? Angus Wiltshire explores four early ...

Invitation to tender

ITT: Strategic communications support for the Collaboration for Wellbeing and Health

This invitation to tender is open for application until 23.59 on Monday 2 December 2019. 

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Press release

We need to be realistic – training new GPs takes time, services are already under immense strain and face rising demand

Health Foundation response to the Conservative party’s pledge to improve primary care access.

Press release

Proposed 'NHS visa' may help address NHS vacancies but won't ease staff shortages in social care

Health Foundation response to the Conservative party’s plan to attract more NHS staff from abroad.

Event

Event: What will it take to fix social care?

We are pleased to be hosting a breakfast seminar on Thursday 21 November at which the options for reforming the adult social ...

Blog

GP waiting times: learning from the past

Tim Gardner examines the lessons manifesto authors should learn from past policies.

Blog

How are the political promises for health and social care stacking up?

Ahead of a general election, Jennifer Dixon looks at what the parties have pledged so far.

Programme

UK Centre for Evidence Implementation in Adult Social Care

Applications are now open for Intentions to submit and full proposals should be submitted by 16:00 on 29 January 2019.

Our latest publications and long reads

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.

Report

A healthy foundation for the future

The final report from the Young people's future health inquiry, bringing together all of the inquiry's learnings and introduc...

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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