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IPPR Better Health and Care Programme

Reports

Read the latest reports and analysis from the Better Health and Care Programme

Community first social care

This briefing outlines the value of community care, how a shift to the community can be personalised and empowering, and the role of community care in levelling-up.

23/08/2021
Publication Briefing Public services Better Health and Care IPPR

Recover, reward, renew: A post-pandemic plan for the healthcare workforce

One year since the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, the political narrative has become one of recovery, for the health system as much as for the economy. But what does 'build back better' really mean for an exhausted and over-stretched healthcare workforce?

30/03/2021
Publication Briefing Public services Coronavirus response Better Health and Care IPPR

State of health and care: The NHS Long Term Plan after Covid-19

The NHS Long Term Plan has been severely disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Our new analysis shows the scale of the damage across several major health conditions.

16/03/2021
Publication Report Public services Coronavirus response Better Health and Care IPPR

Without skipping a beat

The toll of the pandemic on our health far exceeds deaths caused directly by Covid-19. There have been widespread disruptions to routine and urgent health and care services, as well as the NHS Long Term Plan.

07/03/2021
Publication Briefing Public services Better Health and Care IPPR

Levelling up health for prosperity

This report outlines policy to make health improvement and the reduction of place-based health inequality a joint enterprise between local and national government

07/12/2020
Publication Report Public services Better Health and Care IPPR North

Care after Coronavirus: Avoiding a fatal breach of trust

Introduction:   In Boris Johnson’s  first speech  as Prime Minister he made a promise to the nation that he would “fix the crisis in social care once and for all with a clear plan we have...

24/11/2020
Blog post Long read Public services Coronavirus response Better Health and Care IPPR

Research at Risk: Mitigating the impact of Covid-19 on health R&D investment

Research reveals the devastating impact of Covid-19 on health charities. Analysis reveals that medical research charities are expected to lose almost 38 per cent of their fundraising income last academic year, and over 25 per cent this academic next year.

23/10/2020
Publication Report Public services Coronavirus response Better Health and Care IPPR

Ethnic inequalities in Covid-19 are playing out again – how can we stop them?

Once again Covid-19 is running along racial lines. Despite the inequalities exposed earlier this year, there has been little effort to stop Covid-19 hitting minority ethnic communities hardest as we enter the second wave.

19/10/2020
Blog post Long read Public services Coronavirus response Better Health and Care IPPR