Population health is an approach that aims to reduce health inequalities across an entire population, promote health and wellbeing, and improve both physical and mental health outcomes.
This is a priority area of focus for the NHS Confederation. We support our members to tackle health inequalities as part of a population health management approach.
Leadership Framework for Health Inequalities Improvement
Support and guidance for chairs and non-executive directors to help lead stronger NHS action on health inequalities.
31 March 2022
We aim to equip our members with the tools and insights they need to address disparities in health across their communities.
Building back inclusively: the evidence
Analysis of the latest data* and trends in waiting times, the impact on inequalities and what the NHS and patients can expect unless action is taken.
24 September 2021
Leisure and culture trusts health and wellbeing support to the NHS in Wales
Joint report urging health professionals and community leisure and culture trusts to connect and collaborate more to improve population health.
16 May 2022
Securing the health and wellbeing of our population 2022-2027
'Significant opportunity’ for progress on health and care in Northern Ireland through delivery of a bold reform agenda.
22 April 2022
A licence to act for progressive primary care leaders
Key points from the NHS Confederation’s contributions to the Fuller stocktake, reflecting the views of our primary care and ICS members.
11 May 2022
Workforce and tackling population health key to future of health and care
Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation reflects on the short and long-term challenges facing the health and care system and how to address them.
29 April 2022
Latest performance figures show glimmers of improvement, but demand increasing
Darren Hughes, director of the Welsh NHS Confederation, responds to the latest monthly performance statistics for the NHS in Wales.
19 May 2022
Covid inquiry must ensure NHS, staff and patients never again experience tragedies of pandemic
Dr Layla McCay, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, responds to the latest reports from the British Medical Association.
18 May 2022
Community Network event - 7 June 2022
Join our next Community Network event to share ideas and information and connect with peers.
7 June 2022 12:00 - 14:00 GMT
Provider collaboration: Delivering meaningful integration across acute, community and primary care.
Hear from The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust about how they have developed a vertical integration model with acute, community & primary care services.
8 June 2022 11:00 - 12:15 GMT
Health on the Line
New podcast series, hosted by Matthew Taylor, offers fresh perspectives on the healthcare challenges of our time and ways to confront them.