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A healthy foundation for the future

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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

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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

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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

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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.

The impact of providing an enhanced package of care for care home residents in Nottingham City

Briefing
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July 2019

Examining whether enhanced support had an effect on hospital utilisation for new residents who moved into care homes in Nottingham City.

The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Wakefield

Briefing
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July 2019

Evaluating the early effects on hospital use from the first phase of an enhanced support initiative for older people living in care homes in Wakefield.

Emergency admissions to hospital from care homes: how often and what for?

Briefing
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July 2019

Combined learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe, Sutton, Wakefield and Nottingham City.

Understanding primary care networks

Briefing
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July 2019

This briefing helps to explain what the implementation of primary care networks (PCNs) will mean for health and care in England, and highlights some of the opportunities and challenges with implementi...

Investing in The NHS long term plan

Briefing
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June 2019

A briefing analysing the challenges for health and social care following the publication of the NHS long term plan, including the implications for activity levels and workforce in the NHS in England.

Shaping Health Futures

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June 2019

This report outlines major trends and changes in the population, society, technology, politics, the environment, and other areas, that will impact the future of health and social care.

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