Integrating the commissiong health and social care should drive new means of delivery that reflect the needs of those using services rather than those who provide them.
Niall Dickson comments on Stephen O'Brien's admission at the Conservative Party conference 2009 that far from being the source of evil, targets could be a good thing.
In his blog, Niall Dickson comments on the recently published social care Green Paper, Shaping the Future of Care Together'.
We are in a serious recession from which the NHS is not immune. The Budget signals that no matter who is in power from 2011, medium-term spending prospects are grim.
Deciding who does what will be vital if we're to get a quality service from the regulators. Niall Dickson reflects on the new role of the Care Quality Commission.
The NHS Next Stage Review outlines sensible measures to transform patient care, but Niall Dickson argues that real cultural change is needed in the health service.