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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

The state of health and care 2022

Publication Report Public services Equality Better Health and Care IPPR
Topic: Public services

Building back cancer services in England

There is more to be done to ‘build back batter’ cancer care. To that end, we recommend a new three-part cancer pledge for the country to build capacity, harness innovation and better prevent cancers developing.

24/09/2021
Publication Report Public services Better Health and Care IPPR

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

The state of end of life care: Building back better after Covid-19

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.

16/04/2021
Publication Report Public services Older people Coronavirus response 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

The Chancellor's Challenge: delivering a stimulus for post-pandemic recovery

The pandemic has had dire consequences for people’s lives – not just in health terms, but economically. This tide of hardship will only swell without adequate support for the economy.

23/11/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Environment Jobs & skills Public services Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR