Adult social care and COVID-19

Our new analysis reveals the profound impact the pandemic has had on social care in England.

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Over 700,000 patients served by GPs at high risk of COVID-19 could be left without access to face-to-face GP appointments

Patients and staff in England’s most deprived areas most affected by possible reduction in face-to-face GP consultations.

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Living in poverty was bad for your health long before COVID-19

Our long read explores the consequences that recent economic shocks might have on people’s health.

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Briefing

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the policy response in England so far

July 2020

Our analysis of the national government policy response during the first phase of the pandemic.

Briefing

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far

July 2020

Our analysis on the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care in England during the first phase...

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COVID-19 chart series

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has delivered a profound shock to the UK. We'll be exploring...

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COVID-19 policy tracker

A timeline to 20 July 2020 of national policy and health system responses to COVID-19 in England.

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Press release

Over 700,000 patients served by GPs at high risk of COVID-19 could be left without access to face-to-face GP appointments

6 August 2020

New Health Foundation research reveals that one in three GPs who singlehandedly manage a GP practice...

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Emerging evidence on health inequalities and COVID-19: July 2020

4 August 2020

Louise Marshall gives our third round up of the emerging evidence on COVID-19 and inequalities for...

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Emerging evidence of COVID-19’s unequal mental health impacts on health and social care staff

31 July 2020

As we begin to take stock of the unprecedented impact of the pandemic so far, we explore the mental...

Press release

As we face potential future waves of COVID-19, we must urgently understand how the UK differs from its neighbours and why

30 July 2020

Our response to ONS data comparing all-cause mortality between European countries and regions...

Press release

NHS People Plan provides a stop-gap but leaves glaring omissions

30 July 2020

Health Foundation response to the NHS People Plan 2020/21.

Press release

New analysis lays bare government’s failure to protect social care from COVID-19

30 July 2020

New Health Foundation analysis reveals the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on...

Newsletter feature

Bringing an improvement mindset to COVID-19

30 July 2020

Dominique Allwood is Assistant Director of Improvement at the Health Foundation, and was recently...

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Communicating about long-term health during the pandemic

29 July 2020

The pandemic is compelling us all to think differently about what our society needs to be healthy....

Press release

The government's strategy is likely to be a missed opportunity to address the root causes of obesity

27 July 2020

The Health Foundation response to the government's new obesity strategy.

Press release

Low income workers at greater risk of unemployment and mounting ill-health as furlough scheme unwinds

25 July 2020

New analysis by the Health Foundation reveals that an economic crisis is likely to have unequal...

Blog

Digital and data-driven innovation: supporting it to thrive

24 July 2020

Arne Wolters explores how digital and data-driven innovation can be used in ways that maximise the...

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Thinking local and global: exploring the UK’s reliance on international nurses and the impact of COVID-19

The unprecedented pressures caused by COVID-19 have highlighted the central importance of registered...

Our latest publications and long reads

Briefing

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the policy response in England so far

July 2020

Our analysis of the national government policy response during the first phase of the pandemic.

Briefing

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far

July 2020

Our analysis on the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care in England during the first phase...

Long read

How might COVID-19 affect the number of GPs available to see patients in England?

About 10 mins to read

COVID-19 may affect the number of GPs able to consult with patients face-to-face. We explore this...

Long read

Living in poverty was bad for your health long before COVID-19

About 16 mins to read

COVID-19 has thrown inequalities in health and society into sharper focus. Adam Tinson explores the...

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