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.

General Practice and the multiple conditions challenge

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9 November 2018

In this blog, GP Rebecca Fisher explores the challenges in helping patients to manage multiple conditions.

Capturing healthy lives through photography

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7 November 2018

Documentary photographer Matt Writtle reflects on his experiences capturing images to illustrate the social, economic and environmental factors that influence our health. 

Our journey towards social franchising

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29 October 2018

Alex Bax is Chief Executive of Pathway and Medina Johnson is Chief Executive of IRISi. Pathway and IRISi are participating in our Exploring Social Franchising programme.

Understanding the spread challenge

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29 October 2018

For several years now, the Health Foundation has supported teams to spread innovation and improvement through programmes like Closing the Gap and Scaling Up, with investment of over £26m in this area ...

The NHS long term plan: Suggestions for framing the way ahead

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17 October 2018

In her latest blog for the Health Foundation, Chief Executive Jennifer Dixon offers up her suggestions for the NHS long term plan. 

How to enable the uptake of technology in the NHS?

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23 October 2018

Responding to Matt Hancock’s argument that the NHS will fall behind the curve if it waits to evaluate benefits before implementing new technology, Adam Steventon says evaluation is crucial and outline...

Integrated care teams: insights from our latest Improvement Analytics Unit study

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17 October 2018

As the population ages, more people are living with complex health needs, including multiple conditions and frailty. In his latest blog, Adam Steventon outlines the findings of the latest Improvement ...

Helping the NHS use data better to improve patient care

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17 October 2018

Data can be used to improve health care in myriad ways, from better operational decisions, to quality improvement, commissioning, policymaking and public debate.

Cultivating the soil

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29 September 2018

Will Warburton, Director of Improvement at the Health Foundation, presents the case for a provider capability-building fund to support the NHS long-term plan.

A new frontier

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24 September 2018

Anita Charlesworth blogs about the establishment of a new centre to provide independent projections, research and analysis to help ensure the long-term sustainability of health and social care in the ...

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