A podcast about big ideas in health and care. We talk with experts from The King’s Fund and beyond about the NHS, social care, and all things health policy and leadership. New episodes monthly.
The cost-of-living crisis: is the nation’s health paying the price?
Anna Charles speaks to Torsten Bell, Chief Executive of the Resolution Foundation, Helen Barnard, Associate Director at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Marie Gabriel CBE, Chair of North East London Integrated Care System and Cormac Russell, Founding Director of Nurture Development, to find out how the cost-of-living crisis is impacting the nation’s health and wellbeing, and what the health and care system can do in response.
If you've been affected by any of the issues raised in this podcast, we've put together a list of organisations that can offer advice, guidance and support.
Poverty and the health and care system: The role of data and partnership in bringing change (long read) Time for action on poverty: practical steps for the NHS and its partners (free online event) The NHS's role in tackling poverty (commissioned report)
A dialogue of equals: Stafford Scott on community activism
Stafford Scott talks about taking a 'constructively awkward' approach to community activism, how the NHS can become a ‘national hearing service,’ and challenges the next generation of leaders to embed themselves in communities and bring people together.
Stafford is the Founder and Director of Tottenham Rights, a community-led initiative that addresses issues around social injustice and structural racial inequalities in Tottenham and beyond.
Find out more about the Open Wounds exhibition.
End-of-life care: why we need to talk about dying
What needs to happen to make sure everyone gets the care and support they need as they approach the end of their lives? Ruth Robertson speaks to Lesley Goodburn, Professor Bee Wee CBE, John Powell MBE and Angie Arnold to find out more.
Please note that this episode explores experiences of death and dying that may be distressing. If you've been affected by any of the issues raised in this podcase, we've put together a list of organisations that can offer advice, information and support.
With special thanks to Lesley Goodburn for generously sharing her and her husband Seth's experiences with us. You can find out more about Lesley and Seth's story by watching Homeward Bound, a play that shares their journey from the first signs of Seth's illness, through diagnosis, care and treatment and after Seth's death.
Dying matters - which is why we need to deepen our understanding of end-of-life care (blog) The role of NHS commissioners in assuring the quality of end-of-life care for people who die at home (project)
What are the health and care challenges for the next Prime Minister?
What are the immediate health and care pressures the next Prime Minister will need to address once they're in post? Join host, Jo Vigor, and a panel of colleagues from The King's Fund: policy adviser, Charlotte Wickens; Head of Policy, Sally Warren and Senior Policy Fellow, Simon Bottery.
Please note, this episode was recorded on 26 August 2022, before the announcement of the new leader of the Conservative party and Prime Minister.
Health and social care in England: tackling the myths (long read) The King's Fund annual conference 2022 (event) Odds stacked against it: how social care struggles to compete with supermarkets on pay (blog)
Deep roots: place and trust with Professor Carolyn Wilkins OBE
What does it mean for public organisations to be ‘of a place’ and not just ‘in a place’? What’s the difference between ‘thin’ and ‘thick’ trust? New host Ruth Robertson talks with Professor Carolyn Wilkins OBE about leadership across local government and the NHS, cultivating a sense of a place, and how you can influence across local, regional and national levels.
Communities and health (report) Building collaborative leadership (course) Anchor institutions and how they can affect people's health (long read) Tenth annual leadership and workforce summit (event)
Supporting refugee and migrant health care in England
How does the health and care system respond when an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant arrives in England? Join host Siva Anandaciva and guests Dr Inês Campos Matos, Farisai Dzemwa and Kama Petruczenko as they discuss refugee and migrant health care.
This episode was recorded before the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 came into force on the 28 June.
How does the NHS in England work and how is it changing? (animation) Time for action on poverty: practical steps for the NHS and it's partners (virtual conference)
Very informative/ Enlightening Podcast
Thank you for discussing such a fantastic and well discussed topic.
I found the podcast very enlightening and informative. All speakers well very well informed and experienced in their designated areas.
I intend to encourage and direct colleagues to take up using this platform as we all have different learning styles and podcasts definitely are best suited for some learners..
Thank you once more, you have enlightened my knowledge on race inequality and researches currently been carried out to counteract this within the NHS..
Can I ask how one can get involve on a national platform level please.
Really liked the podcast and Poppy’s insight into leadership especially for women from diverse ethnic background. Bring on the Sari Revolution!
I’m really enjoying listening to this and the guests are great- thanks