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24 May 2017 | Comments: 2
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Chris Ham looks at the pledges made about the NHS by the main parties ahead of the general election.

24 May 2017 | Comments: 2

Durka Dougall challenges NHS leaders to work more closely with patients, carers and staff in order to understand what’s important to them and make the tough decisions together.

23 May 2017

Earlier this month, the NHS was hit by the largest cyber incident in its short digital history. Matthew Honeyman and Harry Evans look at what can be learned from it.

23 May 2017

Earlier this month, the NHS was hit by the largest cyber incident in its short digital history. Matthew Honeyman and Harry Evans look at what can be learned from it.

22 May 2017

Unlocking value from its estate has long eluded the NHS. But, says Lille Wenzel, the Naylor review offers a way forward.

19 May 2017 | Comments: 1
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Richard Humphries reflects on the 2017 general election manifestos and finds that they all fall short in setting clear, credible and costed proposals that address the scale of the challenges facing social care.

19 May 2017 | Comments: 1

How does living in diverse, deprived inner cities affect our experience of health and what does this mean for services? David Buck looks at the work one charity is doing to answer this question.

18 May 2017 | Comments: 1

Alongside the launch of our report on mental health and new models of care, Chris Naylor explores some of the benefits of investing in mental health.

11 May 2017 | Comments: 2
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Katie Mantell argues we need to do more to raise understanding of what social care is and how it’s provided and funded.

Guest blog
10 May 2017 | Comments: 3

Jocelyn Cornwell explores how vulnerable patients can feel in hospital and argues that the quality of relational care should be given the same priority as clinical quality and patient safety.

8 May 2017

Alex Baylis considers the future of HIV services in England against a backdrop of a fragmented system created by reforms.

Guest blog
Jane Shepherd
4 May 2017

Guest author Jane Shepherd shares her personal experience of how decisions about health policy affect people living with HIV.

David Oliver
3 May 2017 | Comments: 1

David Oliver explains why we should focus on issues at the NHS front line. Giving more time and thought to the experience of acutely ill medical patients would bring benefits to the entire health system.

2 May 2017 | Comments: 3

Procrastination is no longer an option when it comes to tackling the difficult issues and moving forward with health technology, argues Harry Evans.

Guest blog
27 April 2017 | Comments: 4

Ahead of the publication of our report, Organising care at the NHS front line, Elin Roddy shares her experience of providing care for acutely ill medical patients.

26 April 2017

In the fourth of a series of blogs looking back at the history of The King’s Fund, Lynsey Hawker explores the work of the Fund’s Revenue and Propaganda Committee from the late 1920s into the 1930s.

24 April 2017 | Comments: 6

Chris Ham sets out five tests for assessing the credibility of expected commitments on health and social care in the parties’ election manifestos.

13 April 2017 | Comments: 7

David Buck explores whether machine learning can help find wider meaning in millions of unstructured online conversations about our health.

11 April 2017 | Comments: 1

How have elective hip replacement services been affected by wider financial pressures in the NHS? James Thompson looks at what the data shows.

7 April 2017

Does the NHS need more money? Where should the money come from? Harry Evans looks at public attitudes toward NHS funding.

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