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As well as comment and opinion from our staff, we also have contributions from people we have worked with over the years.

The opinions expressed by bloggers and by those commenting on blogs are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Health Foundation. The Health Foundation is not responsible for any of the information supplied by its bloggers.

We also offer a range of long reads on key subjects related to our work.

Our most recent blogs

Wales must not be an afterthought when fighting COVID-19

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2 March 2021

Proportionally, Wales has recorded some of the UK's highest coronavirus death rates. Auriol Miller, a member of our COVID-19 impact inquiry expert advisory panel, reflects on why this might be.

Who is most vulnerable to health-related misinformation about COVID-19?

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1 March 2021

Research at The Alan Turing Institute reveals who is most likely to believe online misinformation – and what can be done to tackle the problem.

Why the market matters in adult social care (and what we can do about it)

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26 February 2021

There are endemic failures in the adult social care market. In this blog we explain why reform is needed and identify a set of questions we think need to be explored.

Big picture: a closer look at health system reform

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25 February 2021

Our Head of Policy, Hugh Alderwick, takes us through the government’s proposed changes to the health system in England.

The forgotten crisis: exploring the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on disabled people

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21 February 2021

What has the COVID-19 pandemic meant for disabled people, and how can we build back fairer? Liz Sayce explores the key learning points.

A year tracking COVID-19 policy

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9 February 2021

We reflect on the insights gleaned from a year monitoring developments via our COVID-19 policy tracker, as well as the shifts in public opinion over time.

Mental health and wellbeing for people receiving persistently lower pay during the pandemic

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3 February 2021

Persistent decreases in pay can affect people’s long-term mental health and wellbeing, writes Alex Eastaugh.

The flavour of the year ahead

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28 January 2021

Dr Jennifer Dixon gives a big picture tour of the Health Foundation’s three main themes in 2021.

Putting health at the heart of the recovery

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28 January 2021

Our Director of Health, Jo Bibby explores how we need to put improving health at the heart of our plans for recovery from COVID-19.

America hurts

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21 January 2021

Dr Jennifer Dixon reviews Case and Deaton's book 'Deaths of despair' and reflects on its implications not just for our understanding of health, but the economic and social story underpinning it.

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