Test Test Test

Test, test and test With most European countries now opting for some degree of relaxation of their lock-down, inevitably there have been some localised outbreaks of fresh infections. To liken these to ‘second wave’ (which in 1918 killed more people than the first wave) is dubious because a) testing in many places has been variable,…

EHFF COVID-19 Bulletin for end of May

EHFF COVID-19 Bulletin for end of May Introduction from David Somekh, EHFF Network Director For our third COVID19 Bulletin we provide another four thought pieces, looking mostly at other aspects of the impact of the pandemic on society, one exception being the follow-up we sought from Dr Tobias Gantner from his ‘Faster than corona’ project.…

EHFF COVID-19 Bulletin no 2

Introduction from David Somekh, EHFF Network Director After our Newsletter n.6 last month which also doubled as our first COVID-19 bulletin, we offer here four thought pieces. The theme is different kinds of learning so far from the pandemic, which link to EHFF’s principal mission, that of supporting transformational change for health and healthcare in…

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EHFF Newsflash: EHFF embarks on major strategy exercise

Newsflash: EHFF embarks on major strategy exercise with support from Ian Kendrick of H3Uni and SDG Transformations Forum   We’ve been acquainted with Ian now for several years and regularly met him at the Metaphorum annual conferences. However, at end 2019 Ian agreed to join the EHFF Community and since then we’ve been working with…

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Third in series of FEASTA/EHFF podcasts

  Sean Conlan and Caroline Whyte speak with Dr Evelyn Forget at the University of Manitoba about her research into the health and social effects of a basic income trial that was held in rural Canada in the 1970s. Then we talk to Paul Harnett and Laura Bannister, who are both directors of the World Basic Income, and…

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EHFF holds its AGM and major strategy session

We had planned to meet together in London on Saturday Mar 21st, but the pandemic intervened. We were delighted instead to convene a meeting on Zoom which lasted from 9am to 3.30 pm (with breaks!) which at its peak had 17 attendees, with only one member of the Advisory team too ill to attend (fortunately…

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A position statement from EHFF

EHFF team has been in intensive discussions about our response to the Coronavirus global pandemic (partly also related to the opportunity of our scheduled AGMs, of course held on-line this year (see related news item, which allowed an extended discussion around strategy for 2020)). As the banner on our front page indicates, we’re now geared…