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Download our latest reports, including briefings, research and thought papers.

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.

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

Report
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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.

A healthy foundation for the future

Report
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October 2019

The final report from the Young people's future health inquiry, bringing together all of the inquiry's learnings and introducing the policy analysis that has taken place.

Creating healthy lives

Analysis
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September 2019

This publication makes the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment in the nation’s health. It includes five big shifts needed to embed a shared goal to improve health ...

Implementing health in all policies

Analysis
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August 2019

These nine case studies offer valuable insights into the practicalities of delivering a health in all policies approach in different contexts, sectors and levels of government.

Building healthier communities: the role of the NHS as an anchor institution

Research report
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August 2019

Our new report explores the ways in which NHS organisations act as anchor institutions, and their potential to positively influence the health of local communities, beyond providing clinical care.

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