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Each month our email newsletter features different perspectives and expert opinion on a different health or health care topic

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The newsletter also includes details about funding opportunities, our latest publications and blogs, as well as the latest news from us and the world of UK health care.

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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. 

How to evaluate an ever-changing experiment?

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30 August 2018

As we adopt innovative approaches to tackling some of the long-standing challenges facing health care, approaches to evaluation also need to innovate.

One year on – reflections from the Berwick advisory group

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30 August 2018

The Berwick advisory group was set up in 2013 to support Professor Don Berwick to review patient safety in the NHS in England, following the publication of the Francis Inquiry. We asked members of the...

The clinician perspective on person-centred care

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30 August 2018

We spoke to Isabel Hodkinson – a GP in Tower Hamlets, in east London – about the benefits of person-centred care for clinicians and their patients.

The power of Q – hear from three community members

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30 August 2018

We hear from three members of the diverse Q community who share their passion for improving care, and thoughts on the strength and potential of the Q community.

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