Wider determinants of health

Quick guide

What makes us healthy?

This guide explores how a person’s opportunity for health is influenced by factors outside the health and social care system.

Video

Watch: What makes us healthy?

To understand what makes us healthy, we need to look at the bigger picture. Watch our animation to find out about the wider f...

Public health grant

Briefing

Taking our health for granted

This briefing paper assesses the extent of cuts to the public health grant since 2014/15 and projects the amount required per...

Blog

Invest in public health now, or store up problems for the future

How are public health grant cuts and delayed policy decisions damaging public health? David Finch analyses the issues.

Social care

Long read

What should be done to fix the crisis in social care?

About 15 mins to read

Five messages for government about priorities and options for social care reform in England.

Research report

A fork in the road: Next steps for social care funding reform

Our new report looks into the costs of social care funding options, public attitudes to them, and the implications for policy...

Health care

Briefing

Investing in The NHS long term plan

A briefing analysing the challenges for health and social care following the publication of the NHS long term plan, including...

Briefing

Failing to capitalise

A report outlining how short-term thinking has resulted in years of inadequate capital spending for the NHS in England, riski...

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