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 Quality in a cold climate: the opportunities Listen to Mark Jennings' presentation, where he argued that care can only be judged to be high quality if it is also delivered efficiently. Blog Let's think differently about workforce planning The focus in workforce planning needs to be on developing a flexible approach that doesn't seek long-term precision but can enable the workforce to evolve and adapt. Blog Clinical leadership in a cold climate Richard Giordano discusses the leadership role that clinical and medical directors will play during the cold resource climate ahead. Blog How can trusts measure quality well? Measuring quality was put at the forefront of quality improvement by the NHS Next Stage Review. But we need to get better at thinking about why and how we use it. 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 Quality at a lower cost: making it happen Much of the health care improvement over the past decade has been characterised by high levels of investment - how will the NHS cope with the new financial challenge? 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. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.