It is the actions of the staff working in and with the health and social care organisations that will make the goal of integrated care a reality, says Nicola Walsh.
Should NHS leaders be more like Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg or Nigel Farage, Leader of the UK Independence Party?
As implementation of the government’s controversial health reforms draws near, Richard Humphries looks at how health and wellbeing boards are shaping up.
National Voices’ narrative for integrated care is a helpful first step in providing local health and social care system leaders with a set of principles for ‘what good looks like’, says Nick Goodwin.
Will NHS leaders of the future adopt similar leadership approaches to former prime minister Margaret Thatcher or to Birgitte Nyborg, the fictional lead character in Danish political drama series Borgen?
Andy Burnham’s speech to launch Labour’s health and care policy review was strong on principles but left many questions unanswered.
Having spent the first half of the Parliament legislating for radical changes to the organisation of the NHS, the government now needs to focus on the mundane but much more important challenge of implementing and executing the service changes on which its record will ultimately depend.
Following a recent roundtable discussion with Norman Lamb MP, Chris Ham looks at the key priorities needed to make integrated care a reality.
Time to Think Differently is our new programme of work aimed at stimulating debate about the changes needed for the NHS and social care to meet the challenges of the future.
What can we learn from service redesign in London? Chris Ham reflects on themes from our conference on progressing health care in the capital.
What conclusions can we draw from this year’s party conferences about the political and policy landscape for health and social care?
Drawing on her work in the United States, Rachael Addicott looks at how Accountable Care Organisations work and what we can learn from them.
Chris Ham draws on discussions from our recent integrated care conference to identify four key building blocks of a whole-system solution.
What did participants at this year's Global Health Leadership Forum, held at the Fund, learn from the experience?
Chris Ham argues that much bolder approach is needed to bring about innovative models of care that meet the population's needs.
Nick Goodwin looks at the barriers that are preventing the successful adoption of telehealth.
If the government’s integration framework encourages innovations at scale and pace, England may yet steal a march on Scotland in the development of integrated care.
Nick Goodwin argues that unless we are prepared to invest in care co-ordination it will continue to be on the fringes of activity rather than being the main event.
Current debates about the future of hospitals and bringing care closer to home echo those of the 1970s. So will anything be different this time round?
Anna Dixon discusses whether asking patients what care they wanted could be a much simpler solution towards making savings.