Long reads and data analysis Read the latest long reads and data analysis from the Health Foundation on health care improvement, sustainability, health policy, data analytics and population health
Just over a year after our COVID-19 impact inquiry published its findings, what more do we know about the pandemic’s direct and indirect effects on the nation’s health? Where is government action need...
New analysis explores the role of independent sector health care providers in delivering NHS-funded elective care in England between April 2018 and March 2022.
An analysis of publicly available data about the characteristics of ICSs, the contexts and challenges facing each area, and possible implications for national policy.
This analysis looks at the impact of high inflation and other factors affecting nurse pay, and considers how the current approach to pay determination could be improved.
Government has published the draft terms of reference for the UK COVID-19 Inquiry. But how can the inquiry be supported to deliver a robust and timely set of findings?
Exploring public attitudes towards health and health inequalities, and how public health professionals can communicate to improve understanding of evidence.
Exploring the longstanding barriers to widespread use of data and data science in the NHS in England, and possible approaches to realise their full potential.
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.
Mortality across a host of non-COVID causes has changed, sometimes dramatically, during the past year and a half. This analysis explores what could lie behind these differences.