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 Community services Emergency care End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Mental health New models of care Public health Sexual health care Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Sustainability and transformation plans System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Children and young people Health inequalities Housing Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Public opinion Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Better Care Fund Brexit Commissioning and contracting Devolution General election 2017 Governance and regulation (-) Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances NHS five year forward view Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 (-) 2017 2018 2019 Blog Streamlining the organisation of the NHS without a top-down reorganisation Chris Ham makes the case for aligning the work of NHS Improvement and NHS England. Blog Commissioning: barking up the wrong tree? Faith in the purchaser/provider split as a key driver for reform is fast dissolving, argues Nick Timmins. Blog ‘Teflon’ Jeremy Hunt and the de-politicisation of the NHS Nicholas Timmins asks whether the 2012 health and social care reforms allowed politicians to avoid taking responsibility for the state of the NHS. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.