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 Long-term conditions Mental health New models of care Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Health inequalities Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Public opinion Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Brexit Commissioning and contracting Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances NHS five year forward view NHS long-term plan Performance (-) Productivity Social care finances Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 (-) 2019 Blog Social care funding reform: more haste, less speed Sally Warren explores whether the Prime Minister’s commitment to ‘fix the social care crisis’ will be more successful than attempts by previous administrations. Blog Can less be more? The new approach to social care in South Tyneside Simon Bottery considers joined-up health and social care in South Tyneside, with social workers joining ‘huddles’ on wards and using a ‘strength-based’ approach in discharge planning Blog Social care: the zombie of modern policy debate Social care policy has been back in the news but, says Simon Bottery, the debate is staggering around in circles with no clear sense of direction. Blog The NHS, local authorities and the long-term plan: in it together? The long-term plan is written by the NHS for the NHS. But how will it work without the full involvement of local authorities? Richard Humphries argues that successful partnerships between local government and the NHS are essential for improving the health and wellbeing of local populations. 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. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.