Explaining the wider determinants of health in the UK

This report outlines an evidence-based framing strategy for building greater support for action to address the wider determinants of health.

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NHS is again turning to non-UK workers to plug large gaps in the nursing workforce

Nurses trained outside the UK have long played a vital role in delivering NHS services. Read our response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s annual nursing register and Health Education England's budget confirmation.

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Health and care for older adults during the pandemic

The Commonwealth Fund surveyed older adults across 11 countries about their health and health care mid-pandemic. We report the findings from a UK perspective. 

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Evidence hub: What drives health inequalities?

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Data and insight highlighting how the circumstances in which we live shape our opportunities for...

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Will the rising cost of living be paid for by our health? – with Dame Clare Moriarty and Bim Afolami MP

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Episode 19. Will the rising cost of living be paid for by our health? And what more should...

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A matter of life and death

March 2022
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An evidence-based framing strategy for shifting understanding and building greater support for...

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Access to and delivery of general practice services

March 2022
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This briefing from the Impact Analytics Unit examined data from 146 GP practices in England using...

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The first comprehensive map of young people’s health inequalities in the UK

19 May 2022
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Rachael McKeown writes about new AYPH work showing the scale and complexity of young people’s health...

Press release

NHS is again turning to non-UK workers to plug large gaps in the nursing workforce

18 May 2022
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Our response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s annual nursing register and HEE budget...

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Inaction on cost of living suggests government hasn’t grasped that health and wealth are intertwined

17 May 2022
Press release

Health Foundation response to the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) survey highlighting the impact...

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Continued pressure on emergency services not safe or sustainable

12 May 2022
Press release

Health Foundation response to the NHS England monthly performance statistics.

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Data-driven tools in health and care

11 May 2022
Blog

Ellen Coughlan reflects on a recent workshop, exploring key questions about how to develop...

Press release

Government must go further to level up the health recovery

10 May 2022
Press release

Health Foundation response to the Queen’s Speech 2022. 

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Context matters: what’s needed for young people’s mental health?

9 May 2022
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Martina Kane reflects on varied Health Foundation work to better understand and support young...

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Health and care for older adults during the pandemic

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Between March and June 2021, The Commonwealth Fund surveyed older adults across 11 countries about...

Press release

Health and Care Act passes but leaves unfinished business for the NHS and social care 

29 April 2022
Press release

Health Foundation respond to Health and Care Act receiving Royal Assent 

Newsletter feature

How to tell a more powerful story about health

28 April 2022
Newsletter feature

We summarise six practical recommendations for how health communicators can build public...

Newsletter feature

10 contextual factors the COVID-19 inquiry will need to consider

28 April 2022
Newsletter feature

Nothing happens in isolation. Different factors created the UK context for COVID-19, and shaped and...

Newsletter blog

How might changing public attitudes influence government policy on health?

28 April 2022
Newsletter blog

How will falling levels of public satisfaction with the NHS affect debate about NHS reform? Hugh...

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Webinar: Closing the gap – launching an independent review on health inequalities in Scotland

6 May 2022, 11.30
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