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 Emergency care General practice Hospital care Maternity services Mental health Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Health and wellbeing boards Integrated care Local service design System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Children and young people (-) Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Technology and data Policy, finance and performance 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 All I want for Christmas... is better care for the elderly With the pressures on A&E, Richard Humphries explains that it's the frail elderly patients that remain in hospital beds that we should be more concerned about. Blog We need to talk about frail older patients Drawing on experience from our Point of Care programme, Jocelyn Cornwell explores the options to improving the poor results on care shown in the CQC report. Blog From Dilnot to delivery: the politics of social care reform Richard Humphries asks whether the political momentum can be found to carry through Dilnot's suggestions for social care funding in England. Blog Waiting for the Dilnot Commission: four challenges for change Richard Humphries sets out four challenges for changing social care funding that the Dilnot Commission must address. Blog Are hospitals any place for the elderly? With more reports on the care of elderly and vulnerable people Jocelyn Cornwell looks at the state of care in acute hospitals. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.