We provide constructive commentary and evidence-based insight into pressing quality of care challenges. We draw on a broad range of expertise and combine policy and data analysis together with learning from our commissioned research and improvement activity.

Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.

GP waiting times: learning from the past

Blog
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1 November 2019

Tim Gardner examines the lessons manifesto authors should learn from past policies.

New national data network to address major health and care challenges

Press release
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29 October 2019

The Health Foundation has announced that it is creating a network of data specialists from across the UK.

Average annual costs per patient for the top 5% of patients are over 20 times higher than all other patients

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29 October 2019

October 2019 chart of the month. Our anaysis explores for the first time the distribution of both primary and secondary health care costs in England.

Better health through analytics and data driven technology

Blog
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29 October 2019

How we are harnessing data analytics to tackle real-world problems in health and social care, with tangible results.

Evaluating digital first primary care – the challenges ahead

Blog
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29 October 2019

Arne discusses how the increasing use of technology in health care brings new challenges for evaluators.

Introducing the Networked Data Lab

Blog
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29 October 2019

We are seeking partners to join our new investment to accelerate the use of data to improve health and health care.

Advancing analytical capability

Newsletter feature
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29 October 2019

Neil Pettinger led the evaluation of the first round of the Health Foundation’s Advancing Applied Analytics programme. 

Care Quality Commission presents mixed picture of the state of care in England

Press release
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15 October 2019

Our response to the Care Quality Commission’s annual assessment of the state of health and social care in England.

NHS facing uphill battle

Press release
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10 October 2019

Health Foundation response to NHS England monthly statistics for August and September 2019.

New funding for diagnostic equipment falls considerably below what is needed

Press release
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27 September 2019

Health Foundation response to the Prime Minister’s announcement of funding for cancer screening.

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