Ideas that change health care Our mission statement Shaping policy and practice Developing individuals and organisations Sharing knowledge and debate Explaining health and care Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Long readBrexit: the implications for health and social care The UK’s vote to leave the EU will have major implications for health and social care in England. We examine the key issues that need to be considered as the government negotiates the UK’s future relationship with the EU.What’s going on with A&E waiting times? Waiting times in accident and emergency (A&E) departments are a key measure of how the NHS is performing. In recent years, patients have been waiting longer in A&E; here we look at why that is. 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Here we examine some of the claims made.ReportThe Autumn Budget: Joint statement on health and social careNuffield Trust, the Health Foundation and The King’s Fund are urging the government to address the critical state of health and social care in its forthcoming Autumn Budget. Active projectTransformational change in health and social care This research project will help us understand how transformational change programmes are experienced by individuals and highlight key considerations for those involved in future health and care transformation. ReportHow is the NHS performing? November 2017: Quarterly Monitoring ReportPerformance against a number of key indicators is worse than at this time last year, and finances remain precarious despite an emergency funding injection.VideoHow does the NHS in England work? An alternative guide Watch our animation for a whistle-stop tour of how the NHS works in 2017 and how it’s changing. 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