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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.

The NHS must focus on becoming a better employer

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24 March 2019

Anita Charlesworth, Candace Imison and Richard Murray look in detail at solutions across the different policy levers for workforce, including training, pay, staff retention and skill mix.

Joined-up care in action

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13 March 2019

The work of Pathway shows how services can be brought together to help homeless people with complex needs

No country is an island

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11 March 2019

How does the UK compare with competitor countries in international health workers labour markets?

Winter pressures in practice

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7 March 2019

How has this winter been for GPs and their patients in England? Dr Becks Fisher describes the pressures on general practice.

Squeezed budgets, leaky roofs and rationing

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8 March 2019

Is the failure to maintain and invest in NHS infrastructure squeezing trusts to breaking point?

A welcome sweetener?

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4 March 2019

Will the new sugary drinks levy change our attitudes and behaviour?

Making technology work for the NHS and its patients

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28 February 2019

It’s a truism to say that technology is moving fast, yet so too is the thinking about how to harness its potential in health care.

Keeping us healthy is not all about the NHS

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28 February 2019

Tackling the issue facing millions across the UK of spending years in ill health will only happen through a comprehensive prevention strategy.

The NHS Long Term Plan: the road from plan to improvements for patients

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28 February 2019

Translation from plans to patient benefit is a journey fraught with pitfalls, and will require thoughtful approaches to implementation.

Improving productivity – what does The NHS Long Term Plan expect?

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28 February 2019

Anita Charlesworth explains how realising the ambitions of The NHS Long Term Plan, within the available funding, will be tough. 

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