Blog tagged as: Public health and inequalities

23 January 2017 | Comments: 2

David Buck looks at the seemingly paradoxical trends in children and young people’s health and wellbeing, and argues that it’s time for policy-makers to start responding.

17 January 2017

Patrick Hall asks whether personalised care planning and budgets could improve the experiences of people with complex needs, achieve better outcomes and make better use of limited resources.

16 December 2016 | Comments: 2

Chris Naylor looks at whether mental health is being considered carefully enough in the development of sustainability and transformation plans.

25 November 2016 | Comments: 7

With recent research from Age UK suggesting that 1.2 million older people are not receiving the social care they need, Anna Charles looks at how this issue appears to be slipping under the radar.

8 November 2016 | Comments: 5

As we publish a joint statement on health and social care, Richard Humphries considers the rising levels of concern in the social care sector about funding and quality of care.

7 November 2016 | Comments: 3

David Buck looks at the complex issue of whether local public health services should be funded through business rates, and proposes a set of conditions that need to be met before this option is pursued.

20 September 2016 | Comments: 2

David Buck reflects on work carried out with the New NHS Alliance to promote closer working between the health and housing sectors.

26 August 2016 | Comments: 1

The government’s long-awaited childhood obesity plan was published earlier this week. David Buck considers whether it meets expectations.

19 August 2016 | Comments: 3

David Buck analyses the latest figures on local government’s planned spending on public health, and considers whether the new Prime Minister might take an interest.

3 August 2016 | Comments: 1

Following this week's landmark court ruling on the funding of HIV prevention drug PrEP, Alex Baylis considers the complex system of fragmented responsibilities for HIV services.

28 July 2016 | Comments: 1

Patrick Hall considers the steps being taken towards a more collaborative culture across the social care system.

1 July 2016

As the 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards open for applications, programme manager Lisa Weaks considers what we’ve learnt about the training and development needs of the health charity sector.

17 May 2016 | Comments: 1

David Buck discusses the finding of an independent report, commissioned by the National Gardens Scheme, on the potential benefits of gardens and gardening for health.

Joni Jabbal
14 April 2016 | Comments: 4

Joni Jabbal considers the potential of the housing and health sectors working together to improve population health.

Ruth Robertson
31 March 2016 | Comments: 4

Ruth Robertson looks at the ways in which NHS financial pressures can affect patient care, and the difficulties in assessing the real impact.

18 March 2016

David Buck considers the implications of the recent Budget announcements for the future of public health.

14 March 2016 | Comments: 1

With the publication of the first set of NHS equity indicators in January, David Buck considers what the NHS still needs to do to tackle inequalities in health.

29 February 2016 | Comments: 3

NICE is one of the few arms-length bodies established by the last Labour government to have survived. Nicholas Timmins discusses the challenges and controversies it has faced along the way.

19 November 2015 | Comments: 2

David Buck on district councils and why their role in improving the health of their citizens is less well known and recognised than it should be.

21 October 2015 | Comments: 1

Nicola Walsh reflects on three important messages that emerged from our 2015 integrated care summit.

Pages