Topic: Policy issues

IPPO one year on: what have we learned about how to help policymakers make better-informed decisions?

IPPO one year on: what have we learned about how to help policymakers make better-informed decisions?

On the first anniversary of the International Observatory’s launch, we present our latest thinking on the key challenges we must ...
Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on the future of adult social care in the UK

Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on the future of adult social care in the UK

The day after the UK Government published its new White Paper on adult social care reform, The Conversation and the ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Traveller shows 'vaccine passport' on mobile phone.

The dilemma of opening up: a rapid call for evidence on the issue of vaccine passports and unequal freedoms

Over the next few months, every country will face a common and tricky challenge: how do you open up in ...
Care home resident using computer tablet.

A global scan of mental health policy responses for long-term care home residents during COVID-19

Elderly people have been of particular interest to policymakers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This global scan of responses was compiled ...
impact of pandemic on care homes

Mental health and wellbeing of care home residents and staff: a snapshot of COVID-19 impacts and responses

The devastating impact of the pandemic on care homes throughout the UK has raised many questions that demand further investigation ...
Edmonton, Canada

Real-time data, honestly shared: a brave new strategy that can help end homelessness?

Built for Zero programmes in North America suggest that bringing a community together around a real-time, honest appraisal of data ...
Homelessness and COVID-19

Homelessness and COVID-19: a comparison of responses in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England

To better understand the different approaches of each UK nation during COVID-19, Nick Bartholdy and Faye Greaves present a detailed ...
COVID-19 vaccines

What does global evidence tell us about the optimal way to distribute COVID-19 vaccines?

The International Network for Government Science Advice has been monitoring different prioritisation models for vaccine rollout – from the arts ...