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Hybrid event: What will the NHS look like at 100?

In the fourth REAL Challenge annual lecture, Professor Dame Diane Coyle will explore some of the key drivers of UK healthcare productivity and discuss what we might hope the NHS will look like when it reaches its centenary. Register for this hybrid event here

Webinar: What will it take to bring improvement from the margins into the mainstream?

This webinar brings together different perspectives to explore ways that NHS Impact can be implemented effectively. Register here

Current opportunities

Invitation to tender: Research partner for investor action

We are looking for a research partner to review the evidence on mechanisms to influence investor action and support good health. Apply by Thursday 16 November 2023


We get sicker while government policy on health drifts

With 1 in 5 projected to be living with major illness by 2040, Jennifer Dixon asks if we’re doing enough to prepare for the wave of ill health in sight. Read here

Why policymakers need to focus on young people now

What do young people need for a healthy future? April Whitworth looks at how policymakers can address the issues facing young people today to ensure prosperity tomorrow. Read here

Publications and long reads

The complexities of using international comparisons to guide NHS reform

The challenges facing the NHS are not unique but looking to other countries for inspiration on how to tackle them is far from straightforward. Our recently published long read looks at the complexities of using international comparisons to guide NHS reform. Read here

Net zero care: what will it take?

This long read looks at the actions required for the NHS in England to reach its goal of net zero – and the critical role care delivery has to play. Read here

Adult social care funding pressures

Our estimates of the cost of meeting the growing demand for adult social care in England and making some targeted improvements. Read here

Public perceptions of health and social care: what are the priorities ahead of a general election?

This long read presents findings from the fourth wave of our polling with Ipsos that tracks the public’s views on health and social care in the UK. Read here


Long waits for patients resulting in worsening health incomes

Health Foundation response to the latest NHS performance statistics. Read here

Ten teams to be part of new innovation programme exploring how technology can enable care at home and in the community

The Health Foundation selects 10 teams to be part of its new £2 million innovation programme that will explore how technology can enable new approaches to care at home and in the community. Read here

New collection page: what can the UK learn from health systems in other countries?

Our new collection page shows all our work in international health systems. Explore here

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