Closing the gap

Key areas for action on the health and care workforce

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Worrying picture of NHS performance at end of winter

Health Foundation response to latest NHS England monthly performance statistics

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Joined-up care in action

Tom Hardie explores Pathway's approach to bringing together services to support homeless people

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New report shows the extreme pressures the NHS is under

Health Foundation response to NAO report on waiting times for cancer and elective care.

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Offer £5,200 grants to nursing students and ramp up overseas recruitment to stop NHS workforce crisis

A radical expansion of nurse training, with cost of living grants of £5,200 a year and a tripling in the number of people tra...

Invitation to tender

ITT: An Impact Assessment of the Health Foundation’s Finance, Efficiency and Productivity research and analysis

This invitation to tender is open for application until midday 5 April 2019.

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The NHS must focus on becoming a better employer

Anita Charlesworth, Candace Imison and Richard Murray look in detail at solutions across the different policy levers for work...


The NHS this winter: looking beneath the national view

Lucinda Allen delves beneath the national picture to explore how local health systems in England have fared this winter.


Watch: capital spending on health care in England explained

Watch our short video explaining capital spending on health care in England, including what it is and why it matters for the ...

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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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