We provide constructive commentary and evidence-based insight into pressing quality of care challenges. We draw on a broad range of expertise and combine policy and data analysis together with learning from our commissioned research and improvement activity.

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Caring for older patients with complex needs

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How does the NHS in England compare with health care systems in 11 OECD countries?

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

Press release
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

Press release
9 November 2021

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

Clearing the backlog caused by the pandemic

Consultation response
September 2021

Our evidence to the Health and Social Care Select Committee's inquiry

To realise potential of health data, government must ensure transparency and build trust

Press release
22 June 2021

Health Foundation response to the publication of NHSX's data strategy

Significant investment needed as waiting list for routine hospital care continues to grow

Press release
15 April 2021

Health Foundation response to the publication of NHS England’s monthly performance statistics in April 2021.

Webinar: How will the public mood shape care after the pandemic?

15 April 2021

This event, co-hosted with Ipsos MORI, looked at how public perceptions, expectations and priorities around the NHS and social care have changed over the course of the pandemic and what this might mea...

Government must be realistic about the pace of NHS recovery

25 March 2021

Health Foundation response to the Government's 2021–22 mandate to NHS England and NHS Improvement

Latest figures suggest the NHS is being tested to its very limits

Press release
14 January 2021

Health Foundation response to NHS England’s monthly performance statistics.

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