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


Our popular quick guides offer an overview of a topic, or distill lessons from our research and work with others to help people put them into practice.

Browse the latest guides below.

What makes us healthy?

  • Quick guide
  • March 2018

This guide explores how a person’s opportunity for health is influenced by factors outside the health and social care system.


Evaluation: what to consider

  • Quick guide
  • March 2015

This guide is intended to assist those new to evaluation by suggesting methodological and practical considerations and providing resources to support further learning


Person-centred care made simple

  • Quick guide
  • October 2014

This guide is a quick overview of person-centred care, offering a clear explanation of the principles, why it is important, how it has developed, and some examples to help those considering putting pe...

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