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 Accountable care 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 (-) 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 Blog Are GPs ready to enter the world of quality improvement? Understanding how the quality of care can be sustained and improved in general practice has been a core concern of the GP Inquiry commissioned by The King's Fund. Blog The White Paper challenge for GPs: plugging the knowledge and skills gaps As the election campaign ratchets up a gear prospective MPs are vying for our votes and using local service changes and promises to save hospitals as currency. Blog The principles of GP commissioning: general practices and the rationing dilemma The British Medical Association's GPs Committee has published its 'fundamental principles' for GP commissioning - but will it help GPs to deliver high-quality care? Blog What role for information in the new NHS? Information is destined to have a key role in the new vision for the NHS. But will it help to give patients choices and to increase public accountability? Blog Quality accounts are out: how does your trust shape up? Quality accounts are intended to achieve two things - to increase boards' focus on quality, and to provide greater public accountability for quality. 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 Who should own the NHS? Over the past few months, there has been increasing talk about concepts such as 'employee ownership'. But would the 'John Lewis model' work for the NHS? Blog Can we tolerate a postcode lottery? Variation in services has existed since the NHS began, but it will be interesting to see how the parties' greater commitment to localism will play out in practice. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.