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 Article information Posted:Monday 08 February 2010 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 Evidence and consultation Health and Care Bill: Public Bill Committee submission from The King's Fund The Health and Care Bill introduces new measures to promote and enable collaboration in health and care. Our evidence submission focuses on Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the Bill, which deal with the NHS and its relationships to other parts of the system. Long read What will the government’s proposals mean for the social care system? As the government announces its plans to reform social care, here’s our quick guide to how the social care system works now – and how the government’s new proposals would change it. Press release The King's Fund responds to the announcement of a health and social care levy 'Overall we welcome the historic levels of investment in both the NHS and social care announced today and the fact the government has finally grasped the nettle of social care reform. However, a large dose of realism is needed in terms of what this money will be able to deliver and how fast,' says Richard Murray, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund. Blog Fixing social care is not all about a cap on costs Evidence from around the world shows that a cap on costs is only one of several measures that will determine whether England moves towards a better social care system, writes Simon Bottery.