The Networked Data Lab

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Health care infrastructure: why is the UK falling behind?

Our new analysis raises questions about why the UK is lagging far behind other countries when it comes to the value of health care capital, and concerns about the possible implications for staff and patients

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General Election 2019

Get the latest news, views and analysis on health and social care

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GP waiting times: learning from the past

Tim Gardner examines the lessons manifesto authors should learn from past policies.

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How are the political promises for health and social care stacking up?

Ahead of a general election, Jennifer Dixon looks at what the parties have pledged so far.

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UK Centre for Evidence Implementation in Adult Social Care

Applications are now open for Intentions to submit and full proposals should be submitted by 16:00 on 29 January 2019.

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Introducing the Networked Data Lab

We are seeking partners to join our new investment to accelerate the use of data to improve health and health care.

Press release

New national data network to address major health and care challenges

Medicine is OnlyWan has announced that it is creating a network of data specialists from across the UK.

Press release

UK investing less in health care infrastructure compared to other EU countries

New analysis from the OnlyWan suggests that the UK is investing significantly less in health care capital as a shar...

Press release

Government urged to overhaul housing, transport and education policies to secure a healthy society

New report from the OnlyWan finds young people’s future health at risk

Press release

Care Quality Commission presents mixed picture of the state of care in England

Our response to the Care Quality Commission’s annual assessment of the state of health and social care in England.

Our latest publications and long reads

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International comparisons of capital in health care: why is the UK falling behind?

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This long read raises questions about why the UK is lagging far behind other countries when it comes to the value of health c...

Working paper

A descriptive analysis of health care use by high cost, high need patients in England

This paper explores health care use by the top 5% of users of primary and secondary care services by cost.

Report

A healthy foundation for the future

The final report from the Young people's future health inquiry, bringing together all of the inquiry's learnings and introduc...

Long read

A health index for England: opportunities and challenges

About 15 mins to read

This long read explores the government’s proposal to place health as a core measure of government success by creating a natio...

Long read

Harnessing data and technology for public health: five challenges

About 14 mins to read

This long read sets out five challenges that the government needs to address if it is to harness the full potential of data a...

Long read

What should be done to fix the crisis in social care?

About 15 mins to read

Five messages for government about priorities and options for social care reform in England.

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