Opinion

Insights from our team and partners.

Multiple long-term conditions

Block of flats with tree and outdoor playground
Rohan Martyres
Rohan Martyres
Programme Director (maternity cover)
Opinion
30 Sep 2019

The health impacts of work, finance and housing

We discuss how we’re developing the social risk factors strand of our programme, and the types of organisations we’re looking to work with.

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Health effects of air pollution

City skyline with smog
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
24 Sep 2019

Combating the health effects of poor air quality

Poor air quality is one the key environmental factors that drives poor health in cities. Here's how we're learning for our urban health programme.

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Childhood obesity

Children eating breakfast
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director
Opinion
20 Sep 2019

What will it take to close the gap? Two years into our childhood obesity programme

How we're working to bring the rates of childhood obesity down in neighbourhoods with the lowest incomes to the level of those in more affluent areas.

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Multiple long-term conditions

People working
Matt Towner
Matt Towner
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
18 Sep 2019

How meaningful employment can support better health

Sharing the research we commissioned into the potential role employment can play in slowing progression from one long-term condition to many.

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Urban health

Two men on balcony
Rosa Vaquero
Rosa Vaquero
Head of Communications
Opinion
04 Jun 2019

What actions today can boost future health in our cities?

We spoke to international urban health experts about what we must do today to make sure health in cities is equitable and thriving in the future.

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Urban health

People on bus
Rosa Vaquero
Rosa Vaquero
Head of Communications
Opinion
14 May 2019

16 experts on how place-based approaches can improve future health

We spoke with experts in health, community-building, design and more to understand how urban health can be improved in the future.

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Adolescent mental health

Mother and son walking
Paul Farmer
Chief Executive, Mind
Opinion
17 Jul 2018

The relationship between physical and mental health

In this guest blog, Paul Farmer discusses the link between physical and mental health and how to improve health outcomes.

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