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Improving the nation’s health

Briefing
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November 2020

In light of COVID-19 and the government’s decision to abolish Public Health England (PHE), this briefing explores what needs to be put in place to make progress on the government’s commitments to impr...

The impact of Extensive Care Service and Enhanced Primary Care in Fylde Coast

Briefing
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November 2020

This briefing explores IAUs evidence on how multidisciplinary teams may increase emergency hospital activity at least in the short term.

Improving flow along care pathways

Learning report
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November 2020

Based on a report by RAND Europe and interviews with programme leads during the pandemic, this report highlights learnings from the UK-wide Flow Coaching Academy programme.

Glaziers and window breakers

Analysis
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October 2020

What is the role of the health secretary and what should it be? In this second edition of Glaziers and window breakers, 11 former health secretaries answer these questions and more.

The bigger picture

Analysis
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October 2020

In the REAL Centre's first report, we look back at the care and treatment provided by the NHS in England over the past two decades – and identify six key lessons for the future.

Public perceptions of health and social care in light of COVID-19 (July 2020)

Report
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October 2020

Results from an Ipsos MORI survey commissioned by the Health Foundation between 17 and 29 July 2020.

Level or not?

Briefing
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September 2020

Our briefing analyses how general practice compares in areas of high and low socioeconomic deprivation in England.

The long-term impacts of new care models on hospital use

Briefing
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September 2020

The briefing examines the impact of Mid-Nottinghamshire's Integrated Care Transformation Programme initiatives on hospital use.

What the £13bn debt write-off means for the NHS

Briefing
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September 2020

What the £13bn debt write-off means for the NHS: a briefing developed by the Health Foundation in partnership with NHS Confederation.

Using economic development to improve health and reduce health inequalities

Research report
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September 2020

This report sets out how economic development can be used to improve people’s health and reduce health inequalities in the UK.

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