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We regularly publish insights and analysis relating to policy and performance in health and social care in the UK, as well as comparisons with other international health systems.
Our analysis of the national government policy response for social care after the first wave of the pandemic.
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Has national support for adult social care staff in England during the pandemic been adequate? Lucinda Allen looks at what was missing.
20 years on from the Wanless report, we look back on its origins, methodology, and impact, and highlight the learnings that can be applied to the pandemic recovery.
General practice has a key role to play in reducing health inequalities and should be included in the government's 'levelling up' agenda. But to do so it must be properly resourced.
Despite government promising to 'fix the crisis in social care once and for all', no plan to reform the sector has yet emerged. Here we explore whether recent objections to a cap on care costs truly s...
What is the value of a target-driven approach to health inequalities? We explore the possibilities and pitfalls, and seek your input on how the government can ‘level up’ health outcomes.
How can the government ensure that the new public health system is fit to respond to the growing threat of climate change? Genevieve Cameron and Anya Göpfert reflect on what is needed.
COVID-19 has illustrated why policymakers must prepare better for uncertainty. This long read explores what long-term planning means, how it could be improved and why the recovery provides a unique op...