Kings Fund Blog
17 April 2024

With a return to basics, is the spring Budget a game changer for NHS technology?

The key question though is whether this funding, and the associated commitments, will radically transform the NHS’s digital performance and translate into improvements in patient experience and outcomes.

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Illustrating the relationship between poverty and the NHS
21 March 2024

Illustrating the relationship between poverty and NHS services

Currently, it is estimated that more than one in five people in the UK are living in poverty.
Our analysis reveals that people living in poverty find it harder to live a healthy life, live with greater illness, face barriers to accessing timely treatment, and die earlier than the rest of the population.

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22 February 2024

Personalised Care in Women’s Health Strategy

Listening to women, hearing about their experiences, and crucially asking them what works for them will be critical in ensuring that the Women’s Health Strategy brings about meaningful change, and enables women to receive the Personalised Care that they, as individuals, need.

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SCIE Podcast
22 February 2024

How are ICSs uniquely placed to address health inequalities?

This webinar explores how ICSs can use their new structures and leadership to make a step change in how we address health inequalities.

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Podcast
22 February 2024

Health on the line – with Matthew Taylor

In this new podcast series, our chief executive Matthew Taylor interviews the movers and shakers making waves across health and care.

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6 February 2024

Health and Wellbeing Alliance launch guidance on tackling the cost of living crisis

Members of the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance have launched a new resource, ‘Tackling the cost of living crisis and impacts on health and wellbeing: Key actions health and care policy makers, commissioners and provider organisations can take’.

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6 February 2024

Health Hubs: A community-centred prevention initiative to address health inequalities

Prevention is a crucial part of the NHS’s approach to improving population health and tackling health inequalities

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Putting the care back into health care. BLOG front
6 February 2024

Putting the care back into health care means treating children as people not statistics

Children growing up in disadvantage are increasingly more likely to experience ill health. Rukshana Kapasi, Director of Health at Barnardo’s, explains how three integrated care systems are trialling different ways of doing things to improve outcomes for children and young people.

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30 January 2024

Health Inequalities, Lives cut short

Our new report, Health Inequalities, Lives Cut Short, has confirmed that a million people in 90% of areas in England lived shorter lives than they should between 2011 and the start of the pandemic.

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Be the change - Racial Inequalities
6 November 2023

Be the Change: How to tackle racial inequalities in health and care charities

National Voices is committed to tackling racial inequalities – in healthcare, health status, within our own organisations and across the charity sector.

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The need for action to improve the nations health blog
4 August 2023

The need for action to improve the nation’s health: making England a healthier place to live and work

Many people recognise that both the NHS and the health of the nation are in deep crisis. Whether we look at life expectancy, levels of long-term ill-health, inequalities, mental health or the drivers of poor health such as obesity, England’s recent record is poor and often compares badly to its neighbours.

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Igniting change BHF
4 August 2023

BHF publishes interim equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) report

To mark one year of progress since the launch of the BHF’s first equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy, we have published a new interim report: Igniting Change, One Year On.

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