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 2009 2010 2011 (-) 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Blog A mounting case for change, but will it drive change in a 'liberated NHS'? In the light of two new reports, Candace Imison reflects on the impact of staff provision during out-of-hours on the quality of care. 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 Do local voluntary organisations hold the key to improving health outcomes? Lisa Weaks argues that it is often small community-based charities' understanding of local need and how they work across services that allows them to be so effective. 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 The wrong time for a radical reduction in NHS management? Chris Naylor considers the potential loss of managerial talent as new designs for the NHS Commissioning Board are revealed. Blog Will hourly rounds help nurses to concentrate more on caring? While Jocelyn Cornwell welcomes a commitment to hourly nursing rounds, will the introduction of new measurements just increase bureaucracy in patient care? Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.