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 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 2009 2010 2011 (-) 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Blog Developing integrated care at scale and pace: time to make it happen Following a recent roundtable discussion with Norman Lamb MP, Chris Ham looks at the key priorities needed to make integrated care a reality. 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 Payment by Results: time for a rethink? The more we have got to know about how PbR operates and similar payment methods in other countries operate in practice, the more there seems to be a case for a rethink, says John Appleby. Blog First do no harm: lessons from service reconfiguration in London What can we learn from service redesign in London? Chris Ham reflects on themes from our conference on progressing health care in the capital. Blog Health and social care at the party conferences: what does the mood music tell us? What conclusions can we draw from this year’s party conferences about the political and policy landscape for health and social care? Blog Provider and payment reform in the US: how do Accountable Care Organisations work? Drawing on her work in the United States, Rachael Addicott looks at how Accountable Care Organisations work and what we can learn from them. Blog How can we deal with financial pressures in health and social care? Chris Ham draws on discussions from our recent integrated care conference to identify four key building blocks of a whole-system solution. Blog More alike than different? What did participants at this year's Global Health Leadership Forum, held at the Fund, learn from the experience? 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 Jumping the gun in the telehealth steeplechase? Nick Goodwin looks at the barriers that are preventing the successful adoption of telehealth. Blog Integrated care north and south of the border If the government’s integration framework encourages innovations at scale and pace, England may yet steal a march on Scotland in the development of integrated care. Blog It's time to demonstrate the value of care co-ordination Nick Goodwin argues that unless we are prepared to invest in care co-ordination it will continue to be on the fringes of activity rather than being the main event. Blog Provider reform: will anything be different this time round? Current debates about the future of hospitals and bringing care closer to home echo those of the 1970s. So will anything be different this time round? Blog Radical changes are needed – my reflections on themes from the NHS Confederation conference Looking back on the conference, Anna Dixon considers outstanding reform issues, including the difficult decisions that must be made around hospital reconfiguration. Blog Dithering on Dilnot? Despite the coalition's pledge in its programme for government that it recognised the urgency of reform, almost a year has elapsed since Dilnot reported. Blog Can Lean redesign stick in health care? Lean is a methodology developed by Toyota which aims to improve flow while minimising waste. But why is it so difficult to apply to health care? Blog The friends and family test: will hospitals raise their game? NHS hospitals will soon be required to ask patients whether they would want a friend or relative to be treated there. But will this make hospitals raise their game? Blog The Information Strategy: a transformation in health and social care information on the way? Will the Department of Health’s long-awaited Information Strategy transform health and social care information as we know it today? Blog Integrated care and why the NHS needs more deviant leaders Chris Ham argues that If integrated care is to emerge at scale and pace, the NHS needs more positive deviants. 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