Blog Comment and analysis on the key issues in health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All blogs All blogs Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Topics Health and care services (-) Adult social care Cancer services End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions (-) Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Patient experience Patient involvement (-) Patient safety Population health Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2009 (-) 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Blog Mid Staffordshire: a hospital that lost its way Stephen Moss, Chair of Mid Staffordshire, spoke at our conference this week about the lessons he had learnt from the 'story of a hospital that lost its way'. Blog Should clinicians be responsible for the population as well as individuals? Do clinicians have a responsibility to the health of the population as well as to individuals? Anna Dixon argues that GPs need to focus on public health issues. Blog Questions to ask about the public health White Paper Anna Dixon considers the key questions to ask as the coalition government publishes its public health White Paper. Blog Social care and the Spending Review: know your place As the dust settles after the Spending Review, the coalition government's determination to shift power away from central government is becoming clearer. Blog Public health: why GPs need to see the full picture Public health needs to move out of the lecture hall and into the living room, according to Anne Milton MP. But what role should GPs be playing in public health? Blog Helping the voluntary sector plug the service gap The spending cuts announced last week left the health care budget intact, but there were no such promises for social care. What is the impact on wellbeing? Blog Reaching our limits on alcohol consumption In an area where policy has frequently feared to go, NICE has provided practical solutions in its new guidance to alcohol consumption. Blog Word clouds of new government's health and social care statements John Appleby compares the words found in the coalition government's health and social care policy statements and then in the Health Bill itself with our wordle. Blog Commissioning IMPACT with third sector providers Last week's GSK IMPACT awards showcased the very best in third sector provision of health and social care services. (Blog, Mark Jennings, 4 May 2010) Blog Dividing lines drawn as health debate heats up So far, health has been the dog that hasn't barked during the election campaign. So what light did a health hustings shed on the three main parties' health reform plans? Blog Will parties really prioritise the prevention agenda? The three main political parties see public health as a significant issue for the future of health policy, but can we distinguish any differences in their plans? Blog Party pledges for future NHS funding We know money for the NHS over the next few years is going to be tight, but what are the three main political parties' pledges on funding? Blog The leaders' debate: have we heard it all before? As the dust settles after the first of the leaders' debates, did it tell us any more about the parties' approach to health? Blog Difficult choices on health as the election campaigns kick off Today the general election campaign began in earnest, with a strong suggestion that health and social care will be key issues for the three main parties. Blog Tough call on social care costs Could the impending general election be the first where social care is a key campaigning issue? Don't expect cross-party consensus yet, warns Richard Humphries. Blog Fair and healthy society Tammy Boyce comments on the publication of the Marmot Review into inequalities in health care. Blog We can't go on like this The impression given that 'free care' of the elderly can be achieved without costs or trade-offs is not a solid foundation on which to build the reform of care. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.