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International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood

Report 20/02/2019Dr Rakhee Shah | Dr Ann Hagell | Dr Ronny Cheung

Adolescents and young adults make up around a fifth of the UK population, yet the significance of this age group is sometimes overlooked in health policy-making. So how does the UK fare when compared internationally on a range of outcomes measuring the health and wellbeing of this age group?

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UK young people let down on long-term illness, new international report finds

Press release 20/02/2019

Young people in the UK are making healthier life choices for themselves than before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other high-income countries.

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Sound the alarm: we must improve our young people’s health services

Blog post 20/02/2019Nigel Edwards | Emma Rigby | Professor Russell Viner

Alongside our new report today on the health outcomes of 10–24-year-olds in the UK, Nigel Edwards, Emma Rigby and Professor Russell Viner argue that the services we are providing to support young people are failing to hit the mark.

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Evaluating, fast and slow: reflections from the Rapid Evaluation Conference

Blog post 18/02/2019Jean Ledger | Chris Sherlaw-Johnson

Rapid evaluation should not be mistaken for ‘quick and dirty’ research, so what does it mean?

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New figures show NHS is fighting a losing battle - John Appleby

Press release 14/02/2019

There is a risk that we lose sight of these problems as Brexit distracts us, or become numbed as we forget the last time targets were met.

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Combined Performance Summary: December 2018 - January 2019

Latest data 14/02/2019Jessica Morris

Our monthly round-up of the latest NHS performance data.

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The environment needs to be higher up the NHS agenda

Blog post 13/02/2019Camille Oung

“Sustainability” is at the heart of the NHS Long Term Plan. Yet although the health service is responsible for 6.3% of England’s total carbon emissions, environmental sustainability is scarcely mentioned.

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Friday FAQs: Lord Victor Adebowale

Blog post 08/02/2019Lord Victor Adebowale

For this week's Friday FAQs we spoke to Lord Victor Adebowale, chief executive of Turning Point, which is a social enterprise providing health and social care services in over 300 locations across England.

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What can we expect from the new GP contract?

Blog post 06/02/2019Dr Charlotte Paddison

The new GP contract has been widely welcomed, but what does it mean for patients and GP surgeries, and what remains unanswered?

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Doing more often costs more: realism needed on integrated care initiatives

Blog post 05/02/2019Theo Georghiou

Theo Georghiou reflects on a scheme providing personalised care for older people, arguing that we need to stop being over-optimistic on the likely financial benefits from such initiatives.

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