Creating healthy lives

Making the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment in the nation’s health

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A health index for England: opportunities and challenges

The prevention green paper proposes a new health index for England. We explore how this might work, what it could include and the potential problems

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Harnessing data and technology for public health: five challenges

We set out five challenges that the government needs to address if it is to harness the full potential of data and technology in public health

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Press release

Government needs to address root causes of obesity

Our response to the Chief Medical Officer’s report on childhood obesity

Press release

NHS facing uphill battle

Health Foundation response to NHS England monthly statistics for August and September 2019.

Blog

Artificial intelligence in the NHS: getting the priorities right

The NHS’s new AI lab needs to focus on the needs of patients and the health system, argue Adam Steventon, Sarah Deeny, Josh K...

Press release

New funding welcome but long-term NHS capital settlement and action on workforce needed to secure the health service's future

Health Foundation comment on Prime Minister's announcement of additional funding for NHS capital infrastructure projects.

Press release

New funding for diagnostic equipment falls considerably below what is needed

Health Foundation response to the Prime Minister’s announcement of funding for cancer screening.

Blog

Knowing is not enough

…we need to pass our knowledge on to drive forward policy and practice. Here's what the Health Foundation is doing.

Blog

Big promises from Labour and Lib Dems, but little detail

With the Conservative party conference around the corner, and General Election anticipation at fever pitch, Ruth Thorlby diss...

Blog

A combined effort for autism: lessons from the community for the health system

Research shows 88% of autistic people do not think their needs are understood by health professionals. Emily Niner and Oliver...

Our latest publications and long reads

Long read

A health index for England: opportunities and challenges

About 15 mins to read

This long read explores the government’s proposal to place health as a core measure of government success by creating a natio...

Long read

Harnessing data and technology for public health: five challenges

About 14 mins to read

This long read sets out five challenges that the government needs to address if it is to harness the full potential of data a...

Long read

What should be done to fix the crisis in social care?

About 15 mins to read

Five messages for government about priorities and options for social care reform in England.

Analysis

Creating healthy lives

This publication makes the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment in the nation’s health. I...

Research report

Building healthier communities: the role of the NHS as an anchor institution

Our new report explores the ways in which NHS organisations act as anchor institutions, and their potential to positively inf...

Report

Shaping Health Futures

This report outlines major trends and changes in the population, society, technology, politics, the environment, and other ar...

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