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 Community services Emergency care End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health New models of care (-) Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical commissioning groups (-) Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Older people Patient experience Patient involvement (-) Patient safety Population health Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting Devolution 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 The passing of the Public Health Sub-Committee: mourning a missed opportunity The government has announced that the Public Health Sub-Committee is being done away with. But did it have the potential to challenge the rest of Whitehall on the public health impacts of their policies? Blog It’s time to think differently Time to Think Differently is our new programme of work aimed at stimulating debate about the changes needed for the NHS and social care to meet the challenges of the future. Blog First do no harm: lessons from service reconfiguration in London What can we learn from service redesign in London? Chris Ham reflects on themes from our conference on progressing health care in the capital. Blog Making the difference on public health and inequalities: what do the public think? David Buck looks at what the Olympics can teach us about the public's attitude to the government's involvement in public health issues. Blog Improving the health of the poorest, fastest How do unhealthy behaviours cluster together in different population groups, and how does that in turn relate to inequalities in health? Blog Going for gold: what are the chances of an Olympic health legacy? David Buck looks at the long-term legacy the Games could leave around increasing the population’s health outcomes and physical fitness. Blog Who gets how much of the public health budget? David Buck looks at how public health funding allocations will be decided with the help of the Advisory Council of Resource Allocation (ACRA). Blog Engaging leadership: hope for the future lies with a new breed of doctors As doctors are expected to play increasing roles in commissioning and delivery, it is vital they are prepared for their increased responsibilities early on. Blog London health care: perspectives from the board Visiting Fellow, Claire Perry gives us an insight into her previous roles in the NHS and examines the issues surrounding health care in London. Blog Who gets what gets tricky: allocating public health resources to local authorities With huge varieties in spending across the country, David Buck considers the role ACRA must play in distributing budgets for public health. Blog Learning from devolution: looking across the border on alcohol policy David Buck asks whether the government should be looking towards Scotland and considering minimum pricing on alcohol. 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 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 GPs must embrace the quality revolution General practice lies at the heart of the new coalition government's plans for reform of the NHS in England. 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 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 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 Fair and healthy society Tammy Boyce comments on the publication of the Marmot Review into inequalities in health care. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.