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 End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society (-) Carers Patient experience (-) Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting 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 Can we guarantee compassionate care? Can we guarantee patients compassionate care? Jocelyn Cornwell argues that while we can't currently guarantee this, we should be doing more to make it likely. Blog Ten challenging questions about the White Paper The King's Fund believes the health White Paper will need to answer some difficult questions if it is to offer a credible plan for the future. Blog It's a question of choice for patients Ruth Robertson questions whether government plans to empower patients to choose their hospital will lead to improvements in services. Blog Freeing the NHS from politics Anna Dixon asks whether the Health Bill will support the Conservatives’ ambitions to replace a ‘top down approach' with devolution of power to doctors and patients. Blog Are Labour's policies to blame for poor cancer survival rates? The government says that UK cancer survival rates are amongst the worst in Europe and proof of the need for change. What do the comparative statistics tell us? 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.