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Our most recent blogs

Emerging evidence on health inequalities and COVID-19: June 2020

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3 July 2020

Louise Marshall gives our second round up of the emerging evidence on COVID-19 and inequalities for June 2020.

Strengthening social care analytics in the wake of COVID-19: initial findings

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2 July 2020

The Health Foundation and Future Care Capital have teamed up to explore the key data challenges the social care sector is facing in the post-COVID-19 era.

Caring for our carers: what can COVID-19 teach us about NHS staff wellbeing?

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26 June 2020

The pandemic has led to a massive focus on the need to look after the wellbeing of staff. NHS organisations and national bodies mobilised quickly, often supported by generous contributions from the pu...

How the NHS can use anchor strategies to build a healthy and sustainable post-COVID-19 recovery

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22 June 2020

We look at how the NHS as an anchor institution has an essential role to play in recovering from the social and economic effects of COVID-19.

Emerging evidence on COVID-19’s impact on mental health and health inequalities

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18 June 2020

We explore the impact of the pandemic on mental health and how some groups are affected more than others.

Emerging evidence on health inequalities and COVID-19: May 2020

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5 June 2020

The global pandemic is bringing health inequalities into sharp focus. Louise Marshall gives our first round up of the emerging evidence on COVID-19 and inequalities for May 2020.

Three key quality considerations for remote consultations

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4 June 2020

COVID-19 has led to the rapid roll-out of remote consultations in order to meet social distancing requirements. But what does this mean for quality objectives longer term?

Three tests for the COVID-19 contact tracing app

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29 May 2020

Adam Steventon sets out three key tests for the government's contact tracing app.

Shock to the system: COVID-19’s long-term impact on the NHS

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28 May 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a major shock to the NHS and social care systems and has resulted in a substantial rise in mortality.

Four key questions on COVID-19

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28 May 2020

It’s obvious the coronavirus pandemic is having profound effects now, not just on health and health care in the UK, but also on society. And its long shadow will extend far into the future. As an inde...

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