The Role Of Cities In Improving Population Health: International Insights – The King’s Fund

King’s Fund report  that explores the role of cities in improving population health and the conditions needed for success. The research found that although there is wide variation between cities in terms of governance arrangements, powers and resources,it identifies some common

Manchester Health and Economic Impact Assessment study – King’s College

Health and economic Impact assessment associated with current and future pollution levels in Greater Manchester region. It combines the relationships between Defra’s Air Quality modelling concentrations and health outcomes for each local authority in Greater Manchester. Similar studies for London but this is

Atmosphere: Towards a proper strategy for tackling Greater Manchester’s air pollution crisis – Institute for Public Policy Research

Report from IPPR North that estimates that 1.6 million life years will be lost in Greater Manchester in the coming century due to its poisonous air. This is equivalent to each Mancunian having life expectancy reduced by six months. Using the 2011

An overview of the ELSA ‘End of Life’ data – Institute for Fiscal Studies

The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) is an invaluable source of information on the economic, social and health circumstances of the older population. This report provides an introduction to the ELSA EoL data, the quality of the data, the

Public Spending on Children in England: 2000 to 2020 – The Children’s Commissioner

This report provides new estimates of total spending by the government on children in England, including benefits, education spending,services for vulnerable children and healthcare. In the most recent year of data (2017–18), total spending was over £120 billion or over

A recipe for action: using wider evidence for a healthier UK: A collection of essays exploring why we need trans-disciplinary approaches to improve the public’s health – The Health Foundation

It is increasingly recognised that addressing the current challenges facing people’s long-term health outcomes in the UK isn’t simply a problem of translation and access to existing evidence. It is a more fundamental problem: the evidence relevant to population-level action

Destitution in the UK 2018 – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This research looks at the factors pushing people into destitution and the solutions to the problem. It highlights three key asks which would protect people from becoming destitute and support those who end up in destitution.  The UK Government needs

Preventing destitution: policy and practice in the UK – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Last year more than 1.5 million people in the UK were pushed into destitution, going without the bare essentials and locked out of the chance of building a decent and secure life. This research examines how the policies and practice

Charting a course for the future: How London’s startup scene can survive and thrive in the age of Brexit – Institute for Public Policy Research

The purpose of this research was to listen to the views of the London tech startup community about the impact of Brexit on the ecosystem and the role of government at the current time, particularly in relation to the government’s

Asleep on the job: Costs of inadequate sleep in Australia – Sleep Health Foundation

This report written with Deloitte addresses the economic cost of inadequate sleep in Australia, in order to raise awareness of the economic cost of inadequate sleep in Australia.  Inadequate sleep includes excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and subjective complaint of insufficient sleep. Sleep is essential

Power to the People: How stronger unions can deliver economic justice – Institute for Public Policy Research Commission on Economic Justice

Report from Centre for Economic Justice (Institute for Public Policy Research) the that suggests the decline of the union movement has contributed to a growing imbalance of power in the economy, and a consequent decline in the share of national

The Economic Value of the Adult Social Care sector – UK: Final Report – Skills for Care

Report that estimates that in 2016, adult social care sector GVA (The measure of the value of goods and services produced by an economy. It is output minus intermediate consumption) was £24.3 billion. Most of this was estimated to be

False economy: An analysis of NHS funding pressures – The Health Foundation

Health Foundation report that identifies The total budget for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) rose by just 0.6% to £122.8bn in 2016/17. This followed an increase in spending of 2.8% in 2015/16. On average, since the NHS’s

Police and Public Health Innovation in practice: an overview of collaboration across England: A paper to support the October 2016 summit: ‘creating a shared purpose for policing and health – Public Health England

Paper that identifies via discussion with public health and police workforces, the following topics as core areas of priority work and collaboration: violence prevention drugs and alcohol mental health dementia health and wellbeing hot and cold weather risk emerging infectious diseases modern

Spatial Competition and Quality: Evidence from the English Family Doctor Market: (CHE Research Paper 151) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

Report from the University of York Centre for Health Economics considering if family doctor firms in England respond to local competition by increasing their quality. It measures quality in terms of clinical performance and patient-reported satisfaction to capture its multi-dimensional nature. This report

Right To Home?: Rethinking homelessness in rural communities – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Homelessness across England is on the rise. Rates are high in urban areas and yet many households in rural areas are threatened with or experience homelessness. In 2015/16, 6,270 households were accepted as homeless in England’s 91 mainly and largely

NHS Agency Staffing and the Impact of Recent Interventions: (Seminar Briefing 22) – Office of Health Economics

Report on an Office of Health Economics Seminar on NHS staffing markets and the use of temporary staff, specifically in the NHS provider sector, i.e. foundation trusts and NHS trust. (which include hospitals). It provides an overview of the NHS labour

Healthy High Streets: Good place-making in an urban setting – Public Health England

Report from Public Health England identifying the features of a Healthy High Street.  It should  feature good quality design and furniture, providing accessible, safe communal spaces that can be used to create healthier, safer and more cohesive local communities. In doing so

No homes for nurses: How NHS land is being sold off to build unaffordable homes – New Economics Foundation

Report form the New Economics Foundation that finds that 80% of the houses built on former NHS land are unaffordable to Nurses, the average price being £315,279. 10% of the houses built on former NHS Land will be available for

Managing automation: Employment, inequality and ethics in the digital age – Institute for Public Policy Research

Discussion paper from the Institute for Public Policy Research that argues that public policy should seek to accelerate automation to reap the productivity benefits, while building new institutions to ensure the dividends of technological change are broadly shared. It suggests that