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Staff vacancies highlight urgent need for NHS workforce strategy and amendment to Health and Care Bill

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15 November 2021

Health Foundation response to the RCP Consultant Census 2021 and the proposed amendment to the Health and Care Bill by Jeremy Hunt MP.

Pressures on the NHS are far from ‘sustainable’

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11 November 2021

Health Foundation response to the publication of NHS England's monthly performance statistics released November 11 2021.

Landmark international study highlights need to reduce time that hip fracture patients spend in hospital in England

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10 November 2021

Innovative international study uses electronic medical records to compare the cost and quality of care between health care systems in 11 OECD countries, including the NHS in England. 

The UK entered the pandemic in a vulnerable position with both systemic weaknesses in the NHS and poor underlying health

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9 November 2021

Health Foundation response to OECD Health at a Glance 2021 report.

Four partnerships chosen to be part of the Health Foundation’s programme to reduce local health inequalities through economic development

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29 October 2021

The Health Foundation has selected four partnerships from across the UK to take part in its new £2.1m programme to support local action on initiatives that can boost local economies and improve health...

Health Foundation response to Spending Review 2021

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27 October 2021

Welcome investment in public services but lack of NHS workforce plan, and insufficient funding for social care and public health hinders recovery

CQC’s report suggests this winter is set to test the health and care system like no other

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22 October 2021

Health Foundation response to the Care Quality Commission's annual State of Care report.

New Artificial Intelligence projects funded to tackle health inequalities

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20 October 2021

NHSX’ NHS AI Lab and the Health Foundation have today awarded £1.4m to four projects to address racial and ethnic health inequalities using artificial intelligence (AI).

Research reveals devastating and lasting impact of the pandemic on those asked to shield

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20 October 2021

Health Foundation statement on Networked Data Lab research surrounding clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people. 

Government must ‘seize the moment’ and take a 'whole government’ approach to improving health, says charity

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15 October 2021

Health Foundation statement following the release of the cross-government strategy.

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