Webinar – The government Spending Review: Implications for NHS, public health and social care funding
The UK government’s Spending Review is being published against a backdrop of economic uncertainty and a massive diversion of public finances towards combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us on the 3 December for a Health Foundation webinar analysing what the Spending Review might mean for health and social care funding.
Webinar – Build back fairer: Inequalities and COVID-19 in England
On the 15 December, along with the UCL Institute for Health Equity (IHE) we will be jointly hosting a webinar to launch the COVID-19 and health inequalities report. The webinar will look at key findings from the report highlighting the impact of the pandemic on health inequalities in the short and long term. It will also use the lens of the COVID-19 impact inquiry to look ahead at what needs to be done in the future and how to address long-term challenges coming out of the pandemic.
New learning report: Improving flow along care pathways
Our new learning report shares lessons from the first five years of the Flow Coaching Academy (FCA) programme and is based on the formative evaluation completed in 2019 by RAND Europe and interviews with FCA programme leads during the COVID-19 pandemic. It focuses on how the programme has been planned, designed and implemented. It also explores flow coaching academies in more detail, how coaches are selected and trained and how care pathways are chosen.
Blogs and long reads
How can we share data across sectors to help shape our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic has put enormous pressure on our health care system and local public health response. However, a sometimes overlooked ‘front line’ in this public health emergency is the work of charities who support those facing both the direct health impacts of COVID-19 and the indirect consequences of the pandemic, including unemployment, poverty and mental health issues.
Call for evidence: COVID-19 impact inquiry
As part of our COVID-19 impact inquiry, we’re gathering evidence from a wide range of sources across the UK that consider how experiences of the pandemic have been influenced by people’s existing health conditions and inequalities. Open for submissions until 11 December 2020.
Economies for Healthier Lives
A funding programme to support partnerships to promote health and reduce health inequalities through economic development strategies. Economies for Healthier Lives will support three to four partnerships across the UK with funding of £300,000 to £500,000 for up to three years. Now open for expressions of interest until 15 January.
Fellowship opportunity – Care homes and primary care: co-producing a sustainable relationship
The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute) is launching a new fellowship to coproduce a vision for high quality primary care for people who live in care homes, and to identify how it might be implemented and achieved within current resources and structures. The fellowship is suitable for applicants who are currently in post at UK universities or other research intensive environments. Applicants should be experienced and skilled qualitative researchers who can lead the project independently while sustaining excellent relationships with collaborators, patients and families, clinicians, and wider health service stakeholders. Deadline for applications is midday, 22 January 2021.
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