Covid-19 has caused serious disruption to end of life care provision in England. Excess deaths have spiked due to the pandemic, putting more strain on providers. The hospice sector has seen their fundraising disrupted, putting beds and continuity of care at risk.
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?
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.
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.
This report outlines policy to make health improvement and the reduction of place-based health inequality a joint enterprise between local and national government
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...
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.
Why a 'whole society' approach is needed for the government to address growing levels of health risk faced by children in the UK.
Covid-19 has been the biggest disruption in education since the Second World War. Without action to address a widening ‘vulnerability gap’ we will fail to improve attainment for those furthest behind.
The pandemic has had many hidden costs to non-Covid patients, many of whom faced care being withdrawn. Among those affected are cancer patients. The overall effect has been to set back cancer outcomes by several years, this new research reveals.