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 Emergency care Hospital care Maternity services Cancer services Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Clinical leadership Health and wellbeing boards Clinical commissioning groups Workforce and skills Voluntary and community sector System leadership Patients, people and society Patient experience Technology and data Patient safety Patient involvement Older people Children and young people Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Health and Social Care Act 2012 Social care finances Performance Productivity Year 2009 2010 (-) 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Blog All I want for Christmas... is better care for the elderly With the pressures on A&E, Richard Humphries explains that it's the frail elderly patients that remain in hospital beds that we should be more concerned about. Blog From Dilnot to delivery: the politics of social care reform Richard Humphries asks whether the political momentum can be found to carry through Dilnot's suggestions for social care funding in England. Blog Waiting for the Dilnot Commission: four challenges for change Richard Humphries sets out four challenges for changing social care funding that the Dilnot Commission must address. Blog Anticipating NHS reforms: Back to the Future? Richard Humphries asks, when it comes to health and social care reforms, can a simulation exercise help us deal with the challenges we might face? Blog Are hospitals any place for the elderly? With more reports on the care of elderly and vulnerable people Jocelyn Cornwell looks at the state of care in acute hospitals. Blog Uncertain times ahead for charities amidst public sector cuts Lisa Weaks announces the ten winners of the 2011 GSK IMPACT Awards and explains why the awards are even more important as financial cuts bite. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.