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Latest publications and long reads

Analysis

The NHS Long Term Plan and COVID-19

September 2021
Analysis

Our assessment of progress against the main pledges in the NHS Long Term Plan and the impact of...

Data analysis

Waiting for care

Data analysis

How has the suspension of routine NHS care affected people’s health and wellbeing? This analysis...

REAL Centre

Briefing

The government’s levelling up agenda

July 2021
Briefing

What does ‘levelling up’ mean, and why should health be centre stage in plans to do so?

Research report

Unequal pandemic, fairer recovery

July 2021
Research report

A comprehensive review of the factors that affected the UK’s devastating COVID-19 death toll.

Research report

Switched on

June 2021
Research report

Analysis exploring the opportunities for automation and AI in health care and the challenges of...

Analysis

The most expensive breakfast in history

June 2021
Analysis

20 years on from the Wanless report, we look back on its origins, methodology, and impact, and...

Long read

'Levelling up' general practice in England

About 8 mins to read

Long read

General practice has a key role to play in reducing health inequalities and should be included in...

Briefing

Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave: assessing the policy response in England

May 2021
Briefing

Our analysis of the national government policy response for social care after the first wave of the...

Quick guide

Quality improvement made simple

April 2021
Quick guide

Updated in 2021, this third edition outlines what you need to know about health care quality...

Data analysis

One year on: Three myths about COVID-19 that the data proved wrong

Data analysis

Three charts measuring 'years of life lost' that disprove three ‘myths’ that were prevalent at the...

REAL Centre

Long read

Securing a positive health care technology legacy from COVID-19

About 21 mins to read

Long read

During the pandemic, the NHS has rolled out technologies at impressive speed. But what will need...

Long read

How transport offers a route to better health

About 21 mins to read

Long read

Transport affects the health of people across society, in multiple ways. Investing in transport is...

Quick guides

Essential information about key topics, drawing on Health Foundation projects and research.

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Long reads

Our long reads present research and analysis from our work in a new interactive format. You can read them online or download for later.

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Reports

Our latest reports present in-depth knowledge and ideas gained from our research, improvement programmes and other areas of work.

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Journal articles

Browse the latest research published in peer reviewed journals that has been funded by the Health Foundation.

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Collections of useful publications and resources

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An assortment of Health Foundation publications
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