Blogs

Read the latest blogs from the Health Foundation on health care improvement, quality, sustainability and population health

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As well as comment and opinion from our staff, we also have contributions from people we have worked with over the years.

The opinions expressed by bloggers and by those commenting on blogs are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Health Foundation. The Health Foundation is not responsible for any of the information supplied by its bloggers.

Mind and body: inseparable twins

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18 January 2019

Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive of the Health Foundation, reflects on the relationship between mental and physical health and the need for better integration of care.

The importance of good-quality hospital data

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17 January 2019

Good quality data not only helps patients receive better care, it makes for better research and analysis too

Times of transition are lonely – particularly for young people

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20 December 2018

In a new blog, Matthew Jordan talks about the surprising levels of loneliness in young people

The diagnosis you fear to make and fear to miss

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19 December 2018

A GP’s perspective on the tough decisions she faces diagnosing cancer.

The healthy life expectancy gap

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14 December 2018

David Finch, Senior Fellow in Healthy Lives, unpicks the latest ONS data on healthy life expectancy.

Living alone matters

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13 December 2018

Principal Data Analyst Kathryn Dreyer uses data to explore the connection between older people living alone and A&E attendance.

Identifying the active ingredients for success

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6 December 2018

In his latest blog post, Adam Steventon, Director of Data Analytics, welcomes new investment in community health care teams but encourages the NHS to build on past evaluations.

Changing leadership culture, one conversation at a time

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3 December 2018

Will Warburton, Director of Improvement, explains why the next round of the GenerationQ Fellowship will be the last, and how the learning from the programme and our next steps can help address some of...

Can social franchising deliver impact at scale in health and care?

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2 January 2019

Martha Paren from Spring Impact explores the potential of social franchising to deliver impact at scale in health and care.

A plan to sustain and scale the new care models

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28 November 2018

The team at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy introduce their 2-year study on the progress and challenges associated with integrated care models.

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