For Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2017, the Mental Health Foundation have published a report on the UK’s mental health.
The House of Commons Health Committee launched an inquiry in September 2016 into the impact of Brexit on Health and Social Care. A report was published in April 2017.
The Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious and potentially transformative framework, agreed by all of the countries in the world. The Fabian Society has published a series of April 2017 recommendations for government, the private sector, civil society and campaigners to ensure these goals are met.
In April 2017, Age UK published a report warning that the rising employment rate for older workers does not reflect how easy it is for them to stay in paid, secure work.
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a report on UK detention practice in April 2017.
The Government Equalities Office published Measuring caste discrimination in Britain – a feasibility study in March 2017.
The Women and Equalities Committee launched an inquiry into older people and employment in March 2017. The inquiry considers Government policies to help people extend their working lives, and further steps to tackle issues such as age discrimination.
Age UK published a summary of their index of wellbeing in later life in February 2017. The report identified a wellbeing gap across health, engagement, education and resources for those aged 60+.
The Department for Work and Pensions published a policy paper, ‘Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach’, in February 2017, encouraging businesses to retain, retrain and recruit older workers and presenting the benefits of a fuller working life.
The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was launched in January 2017. It aims to start a national conversation about the scale and impact of loneliness in the UK.