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.
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
Health, wealth and wellbeing: The NHS' role in economic and social recovery
This briefing, prepared by the Welsh NHS Confederation, examines the importance of the nation’s healthcare system and its role in local economies.
20 October 2021
Representation to the Comprehensive Spending Review 2021
Read our submission to the 2021 Comprehensive Spending Review.
15 October 2021
Hardwiring a population health improvement approach within local health and care systems
A roundtable discussion between national and local leaders led to proposed actions for ensuring a public health role in ICSs.
26 November 2021
Improving population health relies on leadership not just in health and care
Many countries have seen health inequalities exacerbated and poorer population health outcomes since the start of the pandemic.
4 November 2021
CQC survey shows people’s experience of vital mental health services poorest for years
Sean Duggan, Chief Executive, Mental Health Network, responds to CQC survey
2 December 2021
NHS Confederation responds to Nuffield Trust analysis of social care staffing
Matthew Taylor responds to the Nuffield Trust's analysis of social care staffing levels.
30 November 2021
Healthcare data: understanding what matters
Explore the priorities in health and care for data use through digital solutions, including what impact colleagues would like to make.
8 December 2021 08:00 - 09:00 GMT
Early diagnosis of cancer in primary care: a multi-disciplinary team approach
Target Ovarian Cancer will help you understand your role in diagnosing cancer at the earliest possible stage whatever your role.
9 December 2021 13:00 - 14:00 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.