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 End-of-life care General practice Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Workforce and skills (-) Patients, people and society Patient experience Patient involvement Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting (-) Governance and regulation NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year (-) 2008 (-) 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Blog The Dr Foster data debate Anna Dixon comments on the recent controversy stirred up by the publication of Dr Foster's latest mortality figures. Blog Will payments linked to patient experience improve quality? Andy Burnham recently announced that hospital payments will be linked to patient experience at service level. Will this help to improve quality? Blog Spotlight on the regulators at Lib Dem party conference Faced with the squeeze on public spending it seems no politician is willing to suggest cuts in frontline staff, so it's quangos and regulators that get their focus. Blog Making markets work for patients: are commissioners up for it? John Appleby considers whether we really understand how complex and difficult managing a market for commissioning in the NHS is going to be. Blog PROMs: counting what matters most to patients The introduction of patient-reported outcome measures has the potential to transform health care. But NHS leaders must move quickly to engage staff and patients. Blog Getting quality from the regulators Deciding who does what will be vital if we're to get a quality service from the regulators. Niall Dickson reflects on the new role of the Care Quality Commission. Blog Making Darzi's vision a reality The NHS Next Stage Review outlines sensible measures to transform patient care, but Niall Dickson argues that real cultural change is needed in the health service. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.