Mobilising action for healthy lives How we’re working with others to overcome society's big health challenges

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Lasting change requires all sectors of society – across government, the voluntary sector, the private sector, media and local communities – to acknowledge the impact of what they do on people’s health, and work with the public to take action.

Research report

Using economic development to improve health and reduce health inequalities

September 2020
Research report

This report sets out how economic development can be used to improve people’s health and reduce...

Analysis

Creating healthy lives

September 2019
Analysis

This publication makes the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment...

Upcoming work

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COVID-19 impact inquiry

Collection

This UK-wide inquiry will consider the relationship between the pandemic and people's health and...

Better policy for healthy lives

Long read

A health index for England: opportunities and challenges

About 15 mins to read

Long read

This long read explores the government’s proposal to place health as a core measure of government...

Long read

Harnessing data and technology for public health: five challenges

About 14 mins to read

Long read

This long read sets out five challenges that the government needs to address if it is to harness the...

Briefing

Taking our health for granted

October 2018
Briefing

This briefing paper assesses the extent of cuts to the public health grant since 2014/15 and...

Partnership

Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On

Partnership

Commissioned by the Health Foundation, the Institute of Health Equity is working on an analysis of...

Thought paper

The local health environment

December 2018
Thought paper

The CMO’s annual report 2019 considers what the state of the public’s health in England in 2040...

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Better policy for healthy lives

Discover

Find out more about our work to promote policies that support everyone’s opportunities for a healthy...

Building leadership and partnerships for healthy lives

Research project

Influencing the wider determinants of health

Research project

This pilot programme aims to help public health leaders broaden their influence and act as local...

Programme

Taking action on the social determinants of health

Programme

A grant programme for UK Public Health Network organisations to work with partners from outside of...

Business and economic strategies

Collection

Business and economic strategies to improve health

Collection

We're exploring how business and economic strategies can be used to influence the wider determinants...

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Work with us

We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the Health Foundation has an important role to play.

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

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