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Mapping the influences on young people’s mental health 

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23 November 2018

We spoke to Yannis Munro, Mental Health Advisor at The Prince’s Trust, about how a complex adaptive systems approach is helping to map the web of connected issues which influence the mental health of ...

What was it like growing up in North Ayrshire?

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23 November 2018

Zoe is one of the young people who helped with our the research inquiry in North Ayrshire. She talks about some of the key issues that emerged in her area and how they reflect on her own experiences g...

How can the NHS get better at supporting spread?

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30 October 2018

Professor Sir Mike Richards was England’s first National Cancer Director and later the Care Quality Commission's first Chief Inspector of Hospitals. We spoke to him about why spread is a challenge and...

Flow Coaching Academies: A new approach to spreading innovation

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30 October 2018

We spoke to Tom Downes and Dominique Allwood about the Flow Coaching Academy approach. The model was developed in Sheffield and is being implemented at Imperial. Tom gives us the ‘innovator’ view and ...

Funding, news and events from October 2018

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30 October 2018

The latest funding opportunities, news and events from the Health Foundation. 

Why before-and-after analyses can give misleading results

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28 September 2018

If you want to know if a change in care makes a difference to patients’ outcomes, it seems logical to compare these patients’ outcomes before and after they received the intervention. This kind of eva...

3 ways we’re helping to build data analytics capability

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28 September 2018

Here are three ways the Health Foundation is helping to support the use of data and the work of analysts, to improve quality of care.

Data Linkage: joining up the dots to improve patient care

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28 September 2018

Despite the scale of the data collected by the NHS it is often not linked together in helpful ways, so we don’t always have the full information we need to know how to improve a patient’s care.

Seeing the big picture: how data analytics can drive change across health and care

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28 September 2018

Sarah Dougan is Chief Analytical Officer at London Borough of Islington, where she leads a partnership project funded by the Health Foundation that’s developing an innovative linked dataset between th...

Taking the long view to understand the value of good health

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30 August 2018

Dr Laura Howe explains how her team are using longitudinal, intergenerational data to make sense of how our health, and that of our parents, impacts on our education, work, and social relationships. 

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