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 General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health New models of care (-) Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Devolution Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2010 2011 (-) 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Blog The passing of the Public Health Sub-Committee: mourning a missed opportunity The government has announced that the Public Health Sub-Committee is being done away with. But did it have the potential to challenge the rest of Whitehall on the public health impacts of their policies? Blog It’s time to think differently Time to Think Differently is our new programme of work aimed at stimulating debate about the changes needed for the NHS and social care to meet the challenges of the future. Blog Making the difference on public health and inequalities: what do the public think? David Buck looks at what the Olympics can teach us about the public's attitude to the government's involvement in public health issues. Blog Transforming health and social care: can the chrysalis become a butterfly? Chris Ham argues that much bolder approach is needed to bring about innovative models of care that meet the population's needs. Blog Improving the health of the poorest, fastest How do unhealthy behaviours cluster together in different population groups, and how does that in turn relate to inequalities in health? Blog Going for gold: what are the chances of an Olympic health legacy? David Buck looks at the long-term legacy the Games could leave around increasing the population’s health outcomes and physical fitness. Blog Use of emergency hospital beds: why is there so much variation? An emergency admission to hospital is a disruptive and unsettling experience, so surely we owe it to our patients to reduce the current variation between areas? Blog Who gets how much of the public health budget? David Buck looks at how public health funding allocations will be decided with the help of the Advisory Council of Resource Allocation (ACRA). Blog Who gets what gets tricky: allocating public health resources to local authorities With huge varieties in spending across the country, David Buck considers the role ACRA must play in distributing budgets for public health. Blog Learning from devolution: looking across the border on alcohol policy David Buck asks whether the government should be looking towards Scotland and considering minimum pricing on alcohol. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.