Life after loss: an economic evaluation of specialist counselling after baby loss – Centre for Mental Health

This report is an economic evaluation of the baby loss charity Petals, which provides counselling to women who have experienced the death of a baby and their partners. The evaluation calculates that national provision of counselling to 4,822 mothers would

The Treasury’s responsibility for the results of public spending – Institute for Government

This report finds that public spending is often wasteful, with the government failing to set out clear spending intentions and taking decisions without clear information. It calls for a change in the role of the Treasury – in how it

Homing in on free personal care – Independent Age

Independent Age report that outlines the various reasons why free personal care can help provide the systemic change that social care is in need of. The report shows the scale of how many older people have had to sell their

Creating healthy places: perspectives from NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme – The King’s Fund

These essays highlight a number of themes, including the value of taking a place-based approach to population health, the need for specific action on health inequalities, the importance of working closely with communities and the potential to use new places

HTA and Payment Mechanisms for New Drugs to Tackle AMR – Office of Health Economics

Office of Health Economics report providing an overview of the current state of health technology assessment and contracting for antibiotics in five European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and the UK), and of the recent proposals in the literature for

Individual and local area factors associated with self-reported wellbeing, perceived social cohesion and sense of attachment to one’s community: analysis of the Understanding Society Survey – What Works Wellbeing

What Works Wellbeing analysis of data from the Understanding Society Survey (USS) which follows a large sample of people from across Britain over time. This study was undertaken to examine questions likely to be especially relevant for those working in

Occupational therapy: unlocking the potential of children and young people – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Royal College of Occupational Therapists report outlining the role that occupational therapists play in improving the lives of children and young people with physical, learning and mental health needs. It demonstrates, through a series of case studies, how occupational therapists

How does UK healthcare spending compare with other countries? – Office for National Statistics

Office for National Statistics (ONS) briefing providing an analysis of UK health care spending relative to comparable countries, such as the G7 group of large developed economies or member nations of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: Principles 9 – 10 Develop and Provide – NHS England

This publication shares learning from the Healthy New Towns demonstrator sites on how to develop health services that help prevent ill health and provide integrated care when it is needed. It includes broader lessons for local areas to consider when

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: Principles 4 – 8 Design, Deliver and Manage – NHS England

This document outlines how to design, deliver and manage healthy places by using case studies, checklists and simple explanations which will help professionals working across planning, health and development to come together in partnership to create healthy places.

Putting Health into Place: Principles 1 -3 Plan, Assess and Involve – NHS England

The process of healthy place-making requires considerable leadership and collaboration. Each place is different and must be thoroughly understood with communities involved and empowered from the earliest opportunity. This document shares learning from the Healthy New Towns programme demonstrator sites

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: How to create healthier new communities: with lessons from NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme – NHS England

This publication, the first in the series, provides an introduction to, and summary of, what has been learned. The programme worked with 10 ‘demonstrator sites’ chosen in March 2016 from over 100 applicants to help do this. These developments ranged

Drivers of health care expenditure: final report: (CHE Research Paper 169) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

Since the NHS was established growth in health care expenditure (HCE) has outpaced the rise in both GDP and in total public expenditure. Known drivers of HCE growth include demographic factors, income and wealth effects, technology and cost pressures. To

Holy alliances: church-secular partnerships for social good – Demos

Demos report (based on a survey of 120 church leaders, ten expert interviews and twelve case study interviews) shows that due to austerity, more churches are partnering with non-faith voluntary organisations to tackle local issues such as poverty, mental health

Health care’s climate footprint: how the health sector contributes to the global climate crisis and opportunities for action – Health Care Without Harm

Health Care Without Harm report suggesting if the global health care sector were a country it would be the fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter on the planet. The report finds health care’s footprint is equivalent to 4.4 per cent of global

The good life: measuring inclusive growth across communities – Centre for Progressive Policy and All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Inclusive Growth

Centre for Progressive Policy report produced jointly with the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Inclusive Growth, introduces the new CPP Inclusive Growth Community Index. This combines data on five key outcomes – consumption, healthy life expectancy, leisure, inequality and unemployment

STP/ICS Integrated Volunteering Approaches Programme 2019 – NHS England

This three year national programme is intended to add value and complement planning that is already underway. It provides practical support and funding to help you understand and benefit from the value, impact and opportunities that volunteering approaches and working