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A lost decade

This briefing from the UK think tank IPPR looks at Brexit and the UK's life sciences industry.

The ‘make do and mend’ health service

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at solving the NHS’ capital crisis. The NHS

The Nanny State Index briefing

This briefing from the UK think tank EPICENTER looks at lifestyle regulations on the rise across Europe.

Pour decisions

This report from the UK think tank the Social Market Foundation looks at the case for reforming

Free to consent

A new paper by Ben Ramanauskas, an independent researcher, for the UK think tank the Adam Smith

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By Dr Kristian Niemietz

2018 marks the 70th birthday of the UK National Health Service – an institution which commands an unparalleled trust and…

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By Daniel Pryor

This report looks at the effects of smoking cigarettes and how it can be minimised by using e-cigarettes and vaping.…

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By Elaine Kelly; Paul Johnson; George Stoye

To mark the BBC’s coverage of the NHS’s 70th birthday in July 2018, researchers from the Institute for Fiscal Studies,…

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By Ara Darzi; Harry Quilter-Pinner; Tom Kibasi

Patients left on trolleys in hospital corridors, operations cancelled, staff under pressure, and deficits on the rise. Moreover, despite improvements…

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By Rowena Crawford; George Stoye; Ben Zaranko

Recent years have seen substantial reductions in public spending on social care for older people in England. This has not…

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By David Phillips; Polly Simpson

This briefing note looks at how council spending on adult social care and other services changed between 2009-10 and 2017-18.

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By Matt Whittaker; Adam Corlett; George Bangham

The National Health Service will turn 70 on 5 July 2018, but public concern about its condition is at its…

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By Various Authors

Since 2007 it has not been permitted to advertise food and drink that is high in fat, salt or sugar…

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By Various Authors

If we are to have a health and care system that meets the expectations of the population, we need to…

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