Common Ambition

New £2.1m programme launched for partnerships to improve health care services through collaborative communities

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New points-based immigration system

Government proposals look set to make our social care crisis even worse

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Improving health by tackling market failure

How can the UK government intervene to improve health? We explore the answer through the concept of market failure

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Latest from us

Press release

New points-based immigration system looks set to make our social care crisis even worse

18 February 2020

Health Foundation response to new immigration system, announced in February 2020, and what it means...

Press release

NHS staff survey highlights difficulty of achieving '50,000 more nurses' pledge

18 February 2020

Health Foundation response to 2019 NHS Staff Survey. 


Common Ambition

A programme for partnerships developing collaborative communities where people, families, health...

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Press release

Worst January for people waiting longer than four hours in A&E

13 February 2020

Health Foundation response to January 2020 NHS England performance statistics


An unlikely data pioneer: four lessons for today’s data analysts from Florence Nightingale

10 February 2020

Hannah Knight explores Florence Nightingale’s work as a data pioneer and encourages recognition of...

Press release

The NAO has sounded a warning bell on the financial sustainability of the NHS

05 February 2020

Health Foundation response to National Audit Office's reports on NHS Financial Management and...

Press release

One in three employees report being in low-quality jobs

04 February 2020

New Health Foundation research finds that one in three UK employees report being in low-quality...

Newsletter feature

An insider’s guide to our plans for 2020

31 January 2020

A sneak preview of our plans for 2020, with some big new programmes launching, and highlights to...

Our latest publications and long reads

Long read

What the quality of work means for our health

About 13 mins to read

Read about how the quantity and quality of employment has changed over the last 10 years, and the...

Research report

Quality improvement in general practice: what do GPs and practice managers think?

December 2019

Our research shows that most GPs and Practice Managers see quality improvement as a core aspect of...


Public perceptions of health and social care

December 2019

This Ipsos MORI survey, conducted on behalf of the Health Foundation for the 2019 General Election,...

Working paper

'Hospital mergers increase death and harm'? Not so fast…

November 2019

This paper examines the claims made in the CMA working paper on the impact of hospital competition...

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