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Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far

Briefing
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July 2020

Our analysis on the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care in England during the first phase of the pandemic

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the policy response in England so far

Briefing
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July 2020

Our analysis of the national government policy response during the first phase of the pandemic.

Social care for adults aged 18–64

Analysis
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April 2020

This analysis explores the needs of younger adults (aged 18–64) in the social care system in England, including how these needs differ from those of older people, and how these are changing.

Feeling the strain

Analysis
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March 2020

An analysis of the 2019 Commonwealth Fund survey data and what it says about general practice in the UK.

Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On

Report
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February 2020

A new report by the Institute of Health Equity and commissioned by the Health Foundation that explores widening health inequalities over the last decade and proposes recommendations for action.

Quality improvement in general practice: what do GPs and practice managers think?

Research report
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December 2019

Our research shows that most GPs and Practice Managers see quality improvement as a core aspect of their work.

Public perceptions of health and social care

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December 2019

This Ipsos MORI survey, conducted on behalf of the Health Foundation for the 2019 General Election, found people are willing to pay more tax to maintain and improve health and social care.

Falling short: the NHS workforce challenge

Research report
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November 2019

Our fourth annual report analysing the staff profile and trends in the NHS workforce in England in 2018/19.

Mortality and life expectancy trends in the UK

Analysis
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November 2019

Since 2011 improvements in life expectancy in the UK have stalled, and for certain groups of the population, gone into reverse. This analysis explores what has happened, who is affected and what is dr...

The measurement maze

Briefing
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November 2019

Our briefing suggests there's potential to make better use of quality measurement to improve quality of care.

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