Time to Think Differently viewpoints

Our Time to Think Differently work has gathered insights from staff, people working in the health and social care system, policy-makers and the public as we examined a number of important issues around the future of health and social care.

If you are interested in a particular theme of our Time to Think Differently work you can  now see all of the related blogs, infographics and videos by simply clicking on a theme below.

How must we change care systems to meet the needs of the future patient?
Jocelyn Cornwell
Could NHS buildings become tools not temples?
Barrie Dowdeswell
Meeting the needs of people with long-term conditions: challenging our assumptions
Finbarr Martin
How well is the NHS meeting public expectations?
Ben Page
Time for radical change to shift power to patients
Christina Patterson
Growing life expectancy
The ageing population
Changing living patterns
Unhealthy lifestyle choices
Long-term conditions and mental health
Growing number of people with care needs
Closing the digital divide
What role should patients play in their own care?
Jonathon Tomlinson
Can patient power transform care in the future?
Neil Bacon
What will health care look like in twenty years?
Nick Goodwin
How should patients be involved in designing their care?
Angela Coulter
What does the patient of the future look like?
Diane Lourdes Taboada
What does the patient of the future look like?
Brenda Magume
Experiences of the NHS
Shifting care closer to home: slogan or solution?
Nigel Edwards
When it comes to care, is there any place like home?
Jeremy Porteus
Transforming primary care: let's start with the basics
Hugh Reeve
The end of the hospital as we know it?
Paul Corrigan
Prevalence of long-term conditions
Appointments for people with long-term conditions
NHS spend on emergency admissions
Dementia rates are doubling
Meeting the needs of people with dementia
The right to die at home
Centralising specialist services
Re-thinking where care is delivered
How will hospitals change in the future?
Nick Gash
Is reconfiguration neccessary to deliver care in the future?
Mike Farrar
How will care be delivered in the future?
Anna Bradley
The changing role of general practice
Ruth Carnall
How and where will care be delivered in the future?
Hannah Farrar
What are the future challenges for the hospital workforce?
John Coakley
What will health care look like in the next 20 years?
Chris Ham
How does the health care system in London need to change?
Anne Rainsberry
What does health care currently look like in London?
Anne Rainsberry
Where to begin?
David Buck
Why aren't we spending money on improving health outcomes?
David Halpern
A better future for mental health care: acceptance, choice and dignity
Alastair Campbell
Have we lost the battle to improve health inequalities?
Gabriel Scally
Healthy behaviours in England
A decline in smoking rates
Drinking and liver disease
Cancer survival rates
Mental health inequalities
Attitudes to health
Effect of obesity on life expectancy
How do we reduce health inequalities in the future?
David Buck
How can we address unhealthy behaviours in the future?
Mehboob Umarji
How can patients become more involved in care?
Hattie Llewelyn-Davies
How can we close health inequality gaps in the future?
Houda Al Sharifi
What will health care look like in the future?
Simon Tanner
How can we improve public health and health inequalities in the future?
Simon Tanner
Delivering the workforce of the future
Vijaya Nath
How can we deliver the fundamental change needed to meet the challenges of the future?
Mark Newbold
Breaking down the boundaries in health and social care
Viv Bennett
Respect. Engage. Change
Partha Kar
Working in health and social care
Volunteers and paid employees
Demands on adult social care workforce
Informal carers in the UK
Oversupply and shortfalls in health professionals
Decreasing number of district nurses
Rising numbers of GP consultations
The importance of strong clinical leadership
Ruth Carnall
Gaps and opportunities for the health and social care workforce
Andy Black
What are the opportunities for the future health care workforce?
Nick Seddon
How can the workforce improve services in the future?
Lis Paice
How can we deliver patient-centred care in the future?
Michael von Bertele
Taking control – our role in shaping the future of care
Anna Dixon
It's crept up on us
Roy Lilley
Giving power to the patient
Roger Taylor
Being an Active Patient
Havi Carel
Access to the internet
The digital divide
Replacing GP appointments?
Costs of services
Access to electronic records
Digital programmes for health
Well-informed patients
Crowdsourcing treatments and research
Time to Think Differently
Muir Gray
Time to Think Differently
Clayton Christensen
How do we improve quality in the future?
Mike Richards
How can we include more patients in their own care?
Cha Patel
How do we drive innovation in the future?
Bjørn Guldog
How should patients be involved in their own care?
Jonathon Hope
Vision for the future health care system
Ara Darzi
What can we learn from the US health system?
Stephen Shortell
Driving innovation in South Africa
Kim Faure
What role will technology play in the future?
Andrew Ward
How might reverse innovation improve health in the future?
Chris Trimble
Can patient power transform care in the future?
Neil Bacon
What we spend on health in England
How much of our GDP does the NHS consume?
How much will we spend on the NHS in the future?
International comparisons on health spending
Proportion of spending on the NHS
Sources of NHS money in England
Cost of NHS services
What is the biggest challenge for the NHS in the future?
What is the biggest challenge to the future health care system?
Robert Creighton
How can we solve the NHS funding issues?
Time to Think Differently: funding the NHS
How should we fund health and social care in the future?
Robert Creighton
What is the biggest challenge to the delivery of health and social care in the future?
John Appleby
It's time to think differently
Anna Dixon
Time to Think Differently
Stephen Dunn
What are the differences between the English and Scottish health systems?
Derek Feeley
What could the future health and social care system look like?
Paul Burstow MP
What could the future health and social care system look like?
Liz Kendall MP
What could the future of health and social care look like?
Stephen Dorrell MP
Why does health and social care need to change?
Anna Dixon
A future of integrated care
Sir Ian Carruthers OBE