The Covid-19 pandemic has had a seismic impact on almost every aspect of our lives – and that impact will continue to reverberate for the foreseeable future. On the frontline of the fight, the UK has been forced to re-examine the fundamental ways in which healthcare is managed.
But can we treat this as an opportunity to go even further? Can healthcare be managed in a more holistic and productive way, by harnessing the expertise of other sectors: leaving hospitals and health providers the space to concentrate on those in immediate need?
The Population Health report uses data from a survey of 100 NHS decision makers to evaluate the once-in-a-generation opportunity the pandemic offers to transform the UK’s health and wellbeing by using a multi-agency approach to tackle underlying causes of ill health.