Webinar: The future role of public health – Lessons from COVID-19, ‘a year like no other’
Directors of public health and their teams continue to play a crucial role in responding to the pandemic. How can we learn from their experiences? Join us on Tuesday 12 October from 12.00 – 13.15 for our webinar which will draw on findings from The King's Fund's recent joint report, supported by the Health Foundation. Register now
Webinar: NHS Recovery – how do we ‘build back better’?
5.6 million people are now on the waiting list for elective care in England; the highest since records began. How does the health sector approach this monumental task? What lessons can we learn from the successful ‘war on waiting’ of the 2000s and what do we need to do differently this time? Join us for this webinar taking place from 10.15-11.30 on Thursday 21 October. Register now
Webinar: Spotlighting research on AI & ethnic and racial health inequalities
We showcase the successful award holders of our AI and Ethnic and Racial Health Inequalities competition jointly funded with the NHS AI Lab and enabled by the NIHR. Join us on 19 October 2021, 15:00. Register now
REAL Challenge annual lecture: A radical new vision for social care
Join us on 2 November 2021 as Hilary Cottam will explore whether this moment – as we emerge from the pandemic – might offer us a real chance to re-imagine and re-organise how we care for one another. Register now
Blogs and long reads
Tackling health inequalities: how the government can do things differently to build back better
Is now a golden opportunity to truly improve cross-government working? This blog looks at why joining up is vital to addressing health inequalities. Read the blog
Green shoots: creating the conditions for health care innovation to flourish
How will the four new Adopting Innovation hubs cultivate the optimal environment for change to be implemented effectively, efficiently and sustainably? Read the blog
To bounce back from COVID-19 the NHS needs investment, not reform
Investment has been announced this week for the NHS, as well as extra funds and a reform plan for social care. This has prompted questions from political quarters. Read the blog
What will it cost to get the NHS and social care on the road to recovery?
REAL Centre economists estimate the levels of funding required to enable health and care services to recover and to meet future needs. Read the blog
Q Lab UK launches new project
Q Lab UK is now accepting applications to be part of a new project, in partnership with NHSX. Over six months, the Lab will explore how to build staff and patient trust and confidence in technology-enabled remote monitoring, so that it can be scaled across the health and care system. Find out more about how to apply
Directors of public health and the COVID-19 pandemic
Directors of public health continue to play a critical role in responding to and recovery from COVID-19. Supported by the Health Foundation, the King’s Fund undertook a project to explore and learn from the local response to and recovery from COVID-19. Read the report
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