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

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

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

Healthy, prosperous lives for all: the European health equity status report – World Health Organization Europe

This report reveals that health inequities in many of the 53 countries in the WHO European Region remain either the same or have worsened despite governments’ attempts to address them. The report identifies five key risk factors that are holding

Bleak houses: Tackling the crisis of family homelessness in England – Children’s Commissioner

This report shines a light on this homelessness crisis and shares the experiences of some of those children.  Growing up in a stable, healthy and secure home is so important for any child. Yet we know there are thousands of

An evidence summary of health inequalities in older populations in coastal and rural areas: Full report- Public Health England

This report provides evidence on the health inequalities experienced by older populations in coastal and rural areas, together with a summary of key considerations to reduce inequalities and promote healthy ageing in these areas. It comprises a literature review supplemented

Ageing confidently: supporting an ageing workforce – Centre for Social Justice

It is estimated that by 2035, over half of all adults in the UK will be over 50 years of age. This report proposes several recommendations to provide older people and employers with the support needed to unlock the potential

Getting serious about value – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Public value is value that is created collectively for a public purpose. This requires understanding of how public institutions can engage citizens in defining purpose (participatory structures), nurture organisational capabilities and capacity to shape new opportunities (organisational competencies); dynamically assess

Saturated fats and health: SACN report – Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) report on saturated fats and health.  This report considers the relationship between saturated fats, health outcomes and risk factors for non-communicable diseases in the general UK population.

Towards mental health equality: a manifesto for the next Prime Minister – The Mental Health Policy Group

This manifesto sets out five areas that the next Prime Minister must address in order to improve the lives of people with mental health problems and promote the mental health of the nation. By addressing these areas, the new Prime

Care in Places: Inequalities in local authority adult social care spending power – Salvation Army

Salvation army report that finds there is significantly less money to care for older people who live in rural areas across England.  Adult Social Care is largely funded by local business rates, council tax and other local charges but areas with

Chief Medical Officer annual report 2019: Partnering for progress – Department of Health and Social Care

Latest Chief Medical Officer’s report considers current and future UK engagement with global health.  The report consists of 21 letters from global health leaders to the Chief Medical Officer and their rsponse, responding summary, recommendations and epilogue. The report publishes