Health & social care explained

An entry point into the many facets of the health and social care system in the UK.
Explore by priority

We work on five priority areas that we think represent key challenges facing the NHS and social care systems in the UK.

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Get an introduction to health and social care

The health and social care systems in the UK are complex. If you're not sure where to start, these resources give a good overview of key challenges facing the NHS.

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Find practical information

This section showcases key resources, tools and guides for those working in the health service.

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Explore policy issues

We work to ensure our research informs policy discussions and debates in Westminster, Whitehall and beyond. Discover our briefings, government consultations responses and more.

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Explore the data

We have a long track record of visualising data, both from our own research and as part of our mission to make the vast amount of government data accessible to a wider audience.

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