Funding, news and events from July 2019

30 July 2019

Publications

New briefing: Emergency admissions to hospital from care homes: how often and what for?

Our latest Improvement Analytics Unit briefing summarises learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe, Sutton, Wakefield and Nottingham City.

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New briefing: Understanding primary care networks

From 1 July 2019, all patients in England will be covered by a primary care network (PCN) – the most significant reform to general practice in England in a generation. This briefing examines the rationale for PCNs, the intended benefits and possible risks for their future.

Read the briefing

Blogs

Prevention green paper: our response

The government’s prevention green paper, Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s, was released this week. Jo Bibby, our Director of Health, responded to say the paper falls a long way short of the comprehensive shift in approach needed to create healthier lives for people in England.

Read our response in full

From low quality homes to insecure tenancies: how housing harms health is changing

Where we live matters for our health. But how housing harms health is changing and poses different questions than 5 or 10 years ago. Senior Analyst Adam Tinson explores the latest data.

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The 'good health' gap: what will it take to reduce health inequalities?

The government has an ongoing commitment to increase the years we spend in good health by an average of 5 years, while narrowing the gap between the experience of the richest and poorest, by 2035. Our Senior Fellow Dave Finch explores why it could take as long as 75 years to reach this goal.

Read his blog

News

The Health Foundation has moved

The Health Foundation has moved! Our new offices are at 8 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8AP. Our new office gives us the space to bring together our partners and people with a shared agenda to make health and care better.

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Funding

Sciana: The Health Leaders Network opening for applications soon

We are looking for outstanding leaders in health and health care policy and innovation from across Europe to join the Sciana network. The network is supported by a partnership between the Health Foundation (UK), Careum Stiftung (Switzerland) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany) in collaboration with Salzburg Global Seminar. Applications will open in August. 

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