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 Cancer services (-) Community services Emergency care End-of-life 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 Carers Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care 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 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 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 What every CCG leader should know about mental health Chris Naylor asks what role CCGs can play to stop people with mental health losing out in the NHS. Blog The colour of money: Dilnot and the social care White Paper Richard Humphries discusses the government’s forthcoming social care White Paper and the final piece of the jigsaw – Andrew Dilnot’s report on how care is funded. Blog Effective chronic care means recognising the importance of mental health As policy-makers focus on how integrated care can become a reality in the UK, integration of mental and physical health care should be a key part of the debate. Blog Health Select Committee weighs in to debate on social care With the government's response to the Dilnot report on social care funding weeks away, will the HSC's new report set out a compelling case for social care change? Blog Anticipating the Spending Review The government has pledged to ring-fence the NHS budget from real-terms reductions, so in one sense the spending review is a done deal. Or is it? Blog The June Budget: swings and roundabouts for the NHS? As expected, George Osborne’s first budget set out a combination of spending cuts and tax increases, but how will the NHS be affected? Blog Tough call on social care costs Could the impending general election be the first where social care is a key campaigning issue? Don't expect cross-party consensus yet, warns Richard Humphries. Blog We can't go on like this The impression given that 'free care' of the elderly can be achieved without costs or trade-offs is not a solid foundation on which to build the reform of care. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.