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Our most recent blogs

COVID-19: our improvement support offer to health and care 

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30 March 2020

COVID-19 represents an unprecedented challenge to health and care services, bringing intense pressure and radical change to systems, organisations and to all of us as individuals. As a foundation with...

COVID-19: how the Health Foundation is responding

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30 March 2020

Like many organisations, the Health Foundation is rapidly assessing what it can best do to help in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

International migrants use NHS services less frequently than non-migrants

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27 March 2020

Sarah Deeny and Catherine Saunders look into the latest research on migrants' use of health services.

What does the Budget mean for health and social care?

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16 March 2020

Anita Charlesworth explores the contrasts at the heart of the March Budget and the implications for the NHS and social care.

Building castles on sand: reforming primary care

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12 March 2020

Rebecca Fisher looks at what the 2019 Commonwealth Fund Survey tells us about primary care reform in the UK and how GPs view their roles.

How far will integrated health and care systems go in preventing disease?

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11 March 2020

Adam Briggs explores how the 2019 5-year strategic plans for ICSs and STPs will provide an early insight into how seriously the NHS in England takes its role in preventing disease.

What does a health-enhancing economy look like?

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26 February 2020

A preview of new work exploring how economic development strategies can be used to improve health and reduce health inequalities.

A terrible time for teens? – worrying messages from Michael Marmot for today’s young people

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26 February 2020

Martina Kane writes about the teenage boys who live down the road from her, and wonders, will they be healthy?

Our future generations deserve a whole-government approach to health and wellbeing

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26 February 2020

An overview of the headlines from the new Marmot report, and what they mean for the health of future generations.

Valuing the health and wellbeing of lower paid NHS staff

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24 February 2020

James de Boisanger explores work-related health problems among lower paid staff in the NHS.

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