Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Gordon Brown speaking at The King's Fund on social care This content relates to the following topics: Adult social care Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Prime Minister Gordon Brown visited The King's Fund on 8 February 2010, to outline the government's plans for social care.Related contentPress releaseThe King's Fund response to Gordon Brown's speech on cancer and social care guarantees "Reducing the wait both for diagnosis and for treatment is vital to achieving improved cancer survival rates – an area where the NHS has been criticised in comparison to the outcomes achieved in other countries." You may also be interested in Article State of health and care in England Services are at full stretch and struggling to maintain standards, says Chris Ham. Press release The King’s Fund comments on the Care Quality Commission’s annual State of Care report The report highlights that the NHS is under increasing pressure, with demand for services growing faster than funding and with recruiting and retaining staff representing a huge challenge. Paid event Enhanced health in care homes: lessons from good practice on embedding integrated care Blog Age-related dependency needs policy and long-term planning Can we reduce late-life dependency or plan for it better? David Oliver reflects on the findings of a recent Lancet paper and asks what we can do to tackle the challenges it highlights.