Closing the gap

Key areas for action on the health and care workforce

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Insight Research Programme 2019

£1.6m is available for up to five teams to conduct original research that advances the development and use of data from national clinical audits and patient registries

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Leave no patient behind

Karen Hodgson shares lessons from genetics on the risks of biased data

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The Health Foundation selects 18 senior health leaders to join its GenerationQ leadership programme

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Data driven technology needs to work everywhere and for every patient

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Developing policy recommendations for young people's future health

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Research report

Closing the gap

The report follows the three organisations’ analysis last year assessing the scale of the problem, which warned that staffing...


Failing to capitalise

A report outlining how short-term thinking has resulted in years of inadequate capital spending for the NHS in England, riski...


Reframing the conversation on the social determinants of health

Analysis of public understanding, expert opinion and the media narrative around health, based on research by the FrameWorks I...

Research report

A critical moment

Our third annual report analysing the staff profile and trends in the NHS workforce in England in 2018.

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