What happened to trust in 2020?

What happened to trust in 2020?

What happened to trust in 2020? by Ben Page Politics Despite the media and political classes’ obsession with trust, which we reported on last year in our report Trust: the Truth, 2020 has shown little change. There was a surge in trust in governments all over the...
COVID-19 and mental health

COVID-19 and mental health

COVID-19 and mental health by Lucy Clutton and Elizabeth Bradley Health A new syndemic? Syndemic, countable noun. The aggregation of two or more concurrent epidemics in a population with biological interactions, which exacerbate the prognosis and burden of disease. In...
No panacea

No panacea

No panacea by Frances Salt Health How vaccine confidence is more than a matter of trust A COVID-19 vaccine may be seen as a silver bullet to the pandemic, but faith in vaccination has dropped globally.1 Vaccination trends do not exist in a vacuum but are directly...
The future for public services

The future for public services

The future for public services by Gideon Skinner State of the Nation Has the pandemic affected what we want from the state? The pandemic has accelerated pre-existing trends facing public services, which saw pressures after years of austerity, ongoing challenges around...
Protect the NHS

Protect the NHS

Protect the NHS by Rachel Worsley Health A year unlike any other The COVID-19 pandemic has made it a year unlike any other in living memory for the NHS and for the public who rely on it. Not since the Olympics in 2012 has the public’s gratitude for the NHS been so...