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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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