Estimation of costs to the NHS and social care due to the health impacts of air pollution – Public Health England

The cost of air pollution tool quantifies the potential costs to the NHS and social care due to the health impacts of particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in England and separately for each local authority. The tool has the

What works: Successful health and wellbeing community businesses: (Research Institute Report No. 15) – Power to Change

This report looks specifically at success factors within the health and wellbeing community business sector and draws out common themes from the five structured interviews conducted with health and wellbeing case studies, the desk-based review and online survey.  These are identified as: Financial

Dementia – the true cost: fixing the care crisis – Alzheimer’s Society

In the UK today, two thirds of people using homecare and 70% of people in care homes live with some form of dementia (UKHCA 2013 and Alzheimer’s Society 2014). Dementia is potentially the most complex and challenging condition social care has to

The current landscape of obesity services: a report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity

Report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity which calls for: Development of an obesity strategy for children and adults involving all stakeholders  to strengthen existing services and replicate best practice across the country. Obesity/weight management training should be introduced into medical school syllabuses

Measuring wellbeing inequality: What are the appropriate indicators of wellbeing inequality – New Economics Foundation

This working paper presents research commissioned by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and carried out by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) in collaboration with the What Works Centre for Well-being. It explores the strengths and weaknesses of different measures

Cards on the table: The cost to government associated with people who are problem gamblers in Britain – Institute of Public Policy Research

IPPR report that comprehensively assesses the cost to government associated with individuals who are problem gamblers, and recommends how government and services can better identify and help them, and do more to prevent such problems arising.  It estimates between 0.4 and 1.1

A fork in the road: Next steps for social care funding reform The costs of social care funding options, public attitudes to them – and the implications for policy reform – The Health Foundation and King’s Fund

Combining new financial modelling, public perceptions work and policy analysis to identify the problems with adult social care in England and outline options for its reform. The report indends to make explicit the advantages and disadvantages, impact and consequences of

Strength and Opportunity 2017: The landscape of the medical technology and biopharmaceutical sectors in the UK – Department of Health and Social Care, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Office for Life Sciences

This annual report analyses the updated 2017 dataset from the bioscience and health technology database. The data relates to companies that are active in the UK in the health life sciences sectors: medical technology bio-pharmaceuticals This report shows that the

Life Science Competitiveness Indicators – Office for Life Sciences

Charts providing information on the UK life science sector, and how it compares to other countries. Areas covered include: UK industry research and development regulatory environment clinical research

Report: Yorkshire and Humber research workshop: Sheffield – Public Health England

The Research Translation and Innovation (RTI) division has been working with Public Health England (PHE) centres to strengthen relations between academics and other professionals within the public health system. RTI organised research workshops which aimed to explore public health research

Report: West Midlands research workshop: Birmingham – Public Health England

The Research Translation and Innovation (RTI) division has been working with Public Health England (PHE) centres to strengthen relations between academics and other professionals within the public health system. RTI organised research workshops which aimed to explore public health research

Report: East Midlands research workshop: Nottingham – Public Health England

The Research Translation and Innovation (RTI) division has been working with Public Health England (PHE) centres to strengthen relations between academics and other professionals within the public health system. RTI organised research workshops which aimed to explore public health research

The UK Biotech Sector and Brexit: Past Performance and Future Prospects: (Seminar Briefing 23) – Office of Health Economics

This seminar briefing examines three aspects of this issue: why the UK has not produced large biotech firms that develop drugs, similar to those in the United States (US) why the UK biotech firms that do exist have not brought blockbuster

The links between low productivity, low pay and in-work poverty – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Concern about the UK’s productivity problem has become widespread. This briefing examines the productivity gap between Britain and its competitors.  This briefing finds that: Fixing the UK’s productivity problem requires action for the lagging parts of the economy – low

Accounting for the quality of NHS output: (CHE Research Paper 153) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

This review provides the conceptual framework needed to select potentially appropriate characteristics of healthcare outputs to be included in a measure of NHS output. To this end the research team has evaluated three published sets of criteria developed by national

Our Common Wealth: A Citizens’ Wealth Fund for the UK – Institute for Public Policy Research

Report from the Institute for Public Policy Research that sets out why a Citizens’ Wealth Fund, a sovereign wealth fund owned by and run in the interests of citizens, would help address the problem of the declining labour share of

Time for Change: A New Vision for the British Economy – Institute for Public Policy Research Commission on Economic Justice

Institute for Public Policy Research Commission on Economic Justice report that argues that the economy we have today is creating neither prosperity nor justice. This is not inevitable, but the consequence of decisions made in recent decades. The economy exists

Less waste, more health: A health professional’s guide to reducing waste – Royal College of Physicians

This report report explains how health professionals can positively influence societal health and wellbeing by making simple changes to the procurement and disposal of medical supplies. It offers case studies and 12 recommendations setting out how everyone from individual to

The Lord Darzi review of health and care: interim report – Institute for Public Policy Research

This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents this evidence in preparation for the final report which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS and will set out a long term

The value of business to the Third Sector – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research report exploring the nature of the relationship between the private sector and Third Sector Organisations (TSOs). It provides insights into the extent and depth of support received from business, as well as the value of support