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 Public health (-) Mental health General practice Adult social care Community services Emergency care Long-term conditions New models of care Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Clinical commissioning groups Workforce and skills Voluntary and community sector System leadership Quality improvement Patients, people and society Patient experience Technology and data Volunteers Patient safety Patient involvement Health inequalities Public opinion Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting (-) NHS finances Health and Social Care Act 2012 Social care finances Performance Productivity NHS five year forward view Brexit NHS long-term plan Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 (-) 2019 Blog Spare change: the public and NHS funding Is the NHS adequately funded, and how should funding be raised? Harry Evans explores the findings of the British Social Attitudes survey on public attitudes towards NHS funding and taxation. Blog The NHS and climate change: a decade of distraction As the realities of climate change become ever clearer, Chris Naylor explores how the NHS has responded to the challenge so far, and why it needs to do more to overcome the ‘tyranny of now’. Blog NICE at 20: a cause for celebration Nicholas Timmins celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and considers the challenges ahead. Blog Empathy and understanding in mental health: the role of a peer support worker Emily, a senior peer support worker at Haven, explains the vital role peer support workers play in supporting people through mental health crisis. Blog The NHS needs to be more productive – or is it more efficient? Stop reading this and get back to work – you need to be more productive. Or is it more efficient? David Maguire explores the difference between productivity and efficiency in the NHS long-term plan. Blog 2019: handling the uncertainty Richard Murray reflects on the opportunities and challenges that 2019 may bring, as well as the need for flexibility in the face of uncertainty. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.