The Health Foundation podcast Interviews with experts and high-profile guests discussing the most important issues affecting the future of health and care for people in the UK
Our new podcast series looks at the most important issues affecting the future of health and care for people in the UK.
In each episode our chief executive Dr Jennifer Dixon interviews the leading minds in health and health care, and high-profile guests from politics and beyond, to get their views on the most topical issues and their implications for our health.
Each episode will be around 30mins in length and can be streamed or downloaded through your choice of the most popular platforms.
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Climate change is a global health emergency. What can we learn from how ‘green’ has gone up the agenda? And how might we apply useful lessons to getting further improvements in another complex and dif...
Episode 12. Being the chief executive of the NHS is one of the most challenging jobs in the country. How is the job doable?
Episode 11. Food is crucial to our health, but it is also driver of ill health, health inequalities, and damage to the environment. What can the government do to tackle these complex challenges?
Episode 10. In the UK, life expectancy is lowest in Glasgow. Why is this? And what can we all learn from longstanding efforts to improve health there?