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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.

We also offer a range of long reads on key subjects related to our work.

Our most recent blogs

Shedding light on widening health inequalities in Scotland

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28 February 2022

Chris Creegan introduces a new independent review into health inequalities in Scotland, and what it hopes to achieve.

Action as an antidote to despair

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28 February 2022

It’s important not to feel overwhelmed by current trends in health inequalities, but rather to seek out the opportunities for action. So says our Director of Health, Jo Bibby...

The Care Act amendment: who is set to lose out?

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25 February 2022

Charles Tallack sets out what the proposed amendment to the social care cap will really mean for people needing care.

Harnessing the potential of automation and AI in health care

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16 February 2022

Tim Horton and Tom Hardie set out 15 recommendations to help policymakers and the NHS get the best out of automation and AI in health care.

Five tests for tackling health disparities

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10 February 2022

What should the government’s forthcoming white paper on health disparities include? We set out five priorities.

How can we think long term when the issues facing the health service are so urgent?

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9 February 2022

Toby Watt rounds up the REAL Centre’s current work to reflect on how best to strike the balance between crisis management and long-term planning for the NHS and social care.

Taking a longer term look at the Health Foundation’s strategy

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27 January 2022

Cathy Irving tells us about the key questions to be explored to ensure our work contributes to better health and care for people in the UK.

The year ahead: what and why

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27 January 2022

Our chief executive takes us on a quick tour of the work the Health Foundation has planned in 2022 across our three main areas of focus.

Collaborating on the wider determinants of health

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17 January 2022

Liz Cairncross reflects on some common themes and learning from the Health Foundation’s first grant programme in the public health space.

Four lessons the pandemic has taught us about health data

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17 December 2021

Adam Steventon reflects on what we can learn from the successes and failures in the use of data during the pandemic.

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