The Health Foundation launches new podcast

Our podcast launched on Thursday 22 October with an exclusive interview with the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and current Chair of the Health and Social Care Select Committee, and author and journalist Nick Timmins, exploring how to be the health secretary.
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Breaking with Lansley’s Act

To mark the launch of the new edition of Glaziers and window breakers – which now includes Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP’s reflections on his tenure as the longest serving health secretary – Nicholas Timmins assesses Hunt’s time in post in a new blog.
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Glaziers and window breakers

The new chapter of Glaziers and window breakers: The role of the Secretary of State for Health, in their own words was released this month with an interview from Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Chair of the Health and Social Care Select Committee. He reflects on his time as Secretary of State and what he might have done differently. 
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Catch up: COVID-19 impact inquiry launch event

The Health Foundation has launched the COVID-19 impact inquiry, a UK-wide inquiry exploring the pandemic's implications for health and health inequalities.
Find out more by catching up with our online launch event

ICYMI: The REAL Challenge: Beyond crystal balls and COVID-19 - What we need to prepare the NHS and social care for the future

Catch up on the inaugural REAL Challenge Lecture by Sir Andrew Dilnot in which he outlined how some of the key challenges in health and social care are exacerbated by a short-termist approach, and why longer-term planning will help. We were joined for reflections on Sir Andrew's lecture by an expert panel: Anita Charlesworth, Raj Jain and Wes Streeting MP. 
Watch a recording of the event


Investing in skills at the NHS front line

Find out how our new Adopting Innovation funding programme will support local health systems across the UK to become better adopters of innovation. Expressions of interest are open until 11 November.
Read about Adopting Innovation

ITT: government prevention spending framework 

We’re commissioning a partner to explore the extent to which government spend is preventative, with a focus on the wider determinants of health. The deadline for responses is 12.00 on Friday 20 November 2020.
Read the invitation to tender

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