Long reads Read the latest long reads from the Health Foundation on health care improvement, sustainability, health policy, data analytics and population health
Our long reads present research and analysis from areas of work in an interactive format. You can read them online or download for later.
This long read looks at what we know so far about the pandemic’s impact on elective care in England.
Housing problems such as overcrowding, poor quality and unaffordable homes are a threat to health. Improving housing’s impact on health will help our COVID-19 recovery and offer opportunities to addre...
In the face of daunting costs from the COVID-19 pandemic, our long read looks at what a 1-year Spending Review means for the NHS, social care and policies to improve health over the longer term.
People with depression and/or anxiety are more likely to have additional long-term conditions if they live in areas of higher socioeconomic deprivation. This long read highlights longstanding inequali...
Launched at the end of May, NHS Test and Trace is not yet the ‘world-beating’ contact tracing programme we were promised. This long read examines the lessons of the journey so far.
COVID-19 has significantly changed the context in which the NHS operates. Here, we bring together insights into how these health care service shifts can be used to deliver sustainable change.
The pandemic has highlighted existing inequalities and new challenges for young people. Our analysis shows these touch on many different areas of life, from emotional wellbeing to housing, work and di...
Knowing which studies on ethnicity and COVID-19 are robust can be difficult. Our long read explores five key questions to help you to evaluate research on ethnicity and COVID-19 risk and outcomes.
COVID-19 may affect the number of GPs able to consult with patients face-to-face. We explore this problem in terms of geography, socioeconomic deprivation, GP availability and the number of patients p...
COVID-19 has thrown inequalities in health and society into sharper focus. Adam Tinson explores the link between health and income, and how we might use the current crisis to build a fairer and health...
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