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Multiple long-term conditions

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Nicola Bristow
Nicola Bristow
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
18 Mar 2022

A good day’s sleep: why sleep is essential to the health of night shift workers

On World Sleep Day, we reflect on the ways that working night shifts can affect health, and the innovative work our partners are doing to ensure shift workers get the support they need.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Barbara Reichwein
Barbara Reichwein
Programme Director
Opinion
09 Mar 2022

From health to care: a healthy workforce is a must for the NHS

The State of Health and Care 2022 report exposes the significant changes needed to get the NHS on track. Our Programme Director for multiple long-term conditions, Barbara Reichwein, argues that this needs to start with supporting the health of the NHS workforce.

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Health effects of air pollution

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Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
21 Feb 2022

Reflections on London’s Clean Air and Health Summit

The Mayor of London, Government and leaders across healthcare agree: air pollution is a social justice issue. But how can we fix it?

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Childhood obesity COVID-19

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Rachel Pidgeon
Rachel Pidgeon
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
16 Feb 2022

Changing the conversation on children’s health in the context of COVID-19

When it comes to discussing complex issues around health, the words we use matter, and how an issue is framed can impact our understanding on how best to address it.

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Research and development COVID-19

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Impact on Urban Health
Opinion
31 Jan 2022

“Unrestricted funding allowed us to do what we thought was right”

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, we set up an emergency fund to support essential community services with a more equitable funding model.

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Health effects of air pollution

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Andy Ratcliffe
Andy Ratcliffe
Executive Director
Opinion
11 Jan 2022

Clear the air in 2022 to make the UK healthier and fairer

Air pollution is the single greatest environmental threat to human health, but there is hope. Andy Ratcliffe shares why.

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Health effects of air pollution

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Patrick Lee
Patrick Lee
Communications Manager
Opinion
29 Nov 2021

Three things we learnt at COP26

We travelled to COP26 with Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation as part of the 'Clear the air' campaign. Here's what we learnt.

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Research and development

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Olamide Raheem
Olamide Raheem
On Purpose Associate
Opinion
29 Nov 2021

Providing unrestricted funding to community organisations at the height of the pandemic

As part of our COVID Emergency Fund, we supported organisations that provide services in the local community that impact health.

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Health effects of air pollution

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Patrick Lee
Patrick Lee
Communications Manager
Opinion
29 Oct 2021

We’re going to COP26 because it’s time to clear the air

Our Communications Manager, Patrick Lee, explains how addressing the health effects of air pollution are crucial to tackling the climate crisis and improving global health.

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