Thinking differently about health

We’re working with FrameWorks Institute to help people think differently about health.


Our health is shaped by a wide range of factors, from the jobs we do to the places where we live. These are the social determinants of health and they influence our opportunities to be healthy.

But when we talk about health, are we getting the message across? Is everyone seeing the full picture?

In the public debate about how to improve health in the UK, health inequalities and the social determinants are often left out or misunderstood. We’re working with FrameWorks to help people think differently about health.

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Reframing the conversation on the social determinants of health

Analysis of public understanding, expert opinion and the media narrative around health, based on research by the FrameWorks I...


Thinking differently about health: phase two

Find out about the next phase of our project with FrameWorks Institute to develop new ways to communicate about health.

Find out more about the project

In phase one, FrameWorks investigated public understanding, expert opinion and media narratives around health. They produced two research reports, which are available to download alongside our briefing summarising the main findings.

In phase two, FrameWorks will be developing and testing different ways to communicate more effectively about health.

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In phase two of this work we will be developing and testing new ways to communicate more effectively about health. To sign up for updates, email 

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Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

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