Taxes and health care funding: how does the UK compare?

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22 September 2021

How much does the UK raise in taxes and spend on health care in comparison to other countries? We look at the facts. 

What will the end of the Universal Credit uplift mean for areas of poor health?

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7 September 2021

The end of the £20 increase to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit in October 2021 has the potential to further widen health inequalities, with areas which already have the lowest healthy life exp...

How has NHS staff pay changed over the past decade?

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20 July 2021

Over the past 10 years, there has been very little change in overall average basic pay for NHS staff, after accounting for inflation. However, there is considerable variation in how pay has changed ac...

What geographic inequalities in COVID-19 mortality rates and health can tell us about levelling up

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17 July 2021

What do geographic disparities in COVID-19 mortality rates for people younger than 65 mean for the government’s levelling up agenda? Adam Tinson dives into the data.

Patients and machines: does technology help or hinder empathy and person-centred care?

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9 June 2021

Tim Horton and Tom Hardie explore empathy and person-centredness in the context of technology and AI in health care. Where should the boundaries lie between humans and machines?

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted primary care?

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27 May 2021

Three charts exploring regional trends in the number of primary care appointments, trends in the number of primary care appointments with GPs and the shifting balance between face-to-face and phone ap...

NHS Test and Trace performance tracker

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13 May 2021

Our analysis on the performance of NHS Test and Trace from 1 October 2020 to 5 May 2021.

Use of primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic: May 2021 update

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4 May 2021

There have been dramatic shifts in primary care activities and outcomes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This analysis uses patient-level data to explore these changes up to end of January 2021.

City mayors can play a key role in improving our health

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30 April 2021

What can metro mayors do to improve people’s health in their regions? We look at policy priorities ahead of the local elections on 6 May.

Longer waits, missing patients and catching up

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13 April 2021

Six charts looking at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on consultant-led elective care.

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