• 20/02/2019 • Dr 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?
• 04/08/2017 • John Appleby | Ben Gershlick
For years, international stats seemed to show the UK spending less of its national income on health care than other wealthy countries – but new figures show we may be keeping up with our peers after all. John Appleby has worked with Ben Gershlick of the Health Foundation to look at what this means...
International comparisons of the performance of health systems can be a powerful tool. As well as highlighting areas for quality improvement, they enable us to answer some big questions in health care.
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.