Debt and health

Government action in 2020/21 eased financial pressures for many. But with those on low incomes and in poor health more likely to experience increases in debt, a debt hangover could yet emerge.

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Better use of data in the NHS

Our long read explores the longstanding barriers to widespread use of data and data science in the NHS in England, and possible approaches to realise their full potential.

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How better use of data can help address key challenges facing the NHS

26 January 2022

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Long read

Exploring the longstanding barriers to widespread use of data and data science in the NHS in...

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Debt and health

20 January 2022

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Long read

Government action in 2020/21 eased financial pressures for many. But with those on low incomes and...

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Debt and health

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Government action in 2020/21 eased financial pressures for many. But with those on low incomes and...

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Government must be honest about consequences of not introducing new COVID-19 measures for the NHS

13 January 2022
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Health Foundation response to the latest NHS performance statistics.

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Latest data shows that a child born in the UK today will die nearly 5 years earlier than previously predicted

12 January 2022
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Health Foundation response to the latest Office for National Statistics data on UK life expectancy.

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Government must be realistic about the time and resources needed to clear the NHS backlog

6 January 2022
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Health Foundation response to the publication of the Health and Social Care Select Committee's...

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That was the year that was: health policy in 2021 – with Lord Victor Adebowale and Hugh Alderwick

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Networked Data Lab: using linked data to tackle health and care challenges

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Kathryn Marszalek from the Health Foundation and Dr Jessica Butler from the University of...

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Four lessons the pandemic has taught us about health data

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Adam Steventon reflects on what we can learn from the successes and failures in the use of data...

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Thank you and farewell to Will Warburton, Director of Improvement

14 December 2021
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Will Warburton will be leaving the Health Foundation in January 2022 to take up the role of Managing...

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Health Foundation highlights need for a credible and realistic strategy to bring NHS waiting lists down

9 December 2021
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Our response to the publication of NHS England and Improvement's monthly performance statistics. 

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