More than 6 million people are waiting for elective care in England

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Unfunded NHS staff pay increase could leave big hole in severely stretched NHS budget

Health Foundation response to the Pay Review Body (PRB) announcement on pay for NHS staff.

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Data and insight highlighting how the circumstances in which we live shape our opportunities for...

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A tale of two hospitals: the pandemic and its aftermath in Berlin and London – with Professor Heyo Kroemer and Professor Tim Orchard

28 July 2022
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Episode 22. Professor Heyo Kroemer of the Charité in Berlin and Professor Tim Orchard of Imperial...

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NHS workforce projections 2022

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The REAL Centre sets out its projections of future NHS workforce supply and demand in England, up to...

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Patrick South has been appointed as Director of Communications at the Health Foundation. 

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Waiting for NHS hospital care: the role of the independent sector

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New analysis explores the role of independent sector health care providers in delivering NHS-funded...

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Episode 22. Professor Heyo Kroemer of the Charité in Berlin and Professor Tim Orchard of Imperial...

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Political instability has yet again got in the way of public health policy. What is certain is the...

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The Health Foundation will be holding multiple fringe events and partnering with other organisations...

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Jason Strelitz, DPH for Newham, shares some important lessons from the experience of managing public...

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Government’s nursing target could still leave NHS short of nearly 40,000 nurses by next election

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Analysis from the Health Foundation's REAL Centre highlights scale of long-term workforce challenges...

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Eighteen European health leaders selected for Sciana Network’s fifth cohort

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Sciana: The Health Leaders Network have selected 18 new members to join its fifth cohort.

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Unfunded NHS staff pay increase could leave big hole in severely stretched NHS budget

19 July 2022
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Health Foundation response to the Pay Review Body (PRB) announcement on pay for NHS staff.

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The capacity challenge: workforce, funding and beds

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Webinar: How to talk about the building blocks of health – a new toolkit for public health communicators

15 September 2022, 10.00
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In this webinar, we will delve into our new communicators’ toolkit, developed with FrameWorks UK,...

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Webinar: What does the future look like for the general practice workforce?

20 July 2022, 10.00
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In this webinar, we explored the REAL Centre’s upcoming report on updated NHS workforce supply...

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