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 (-) End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health New models of care Public health Sexual health care Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Integrated care Local service design Patient leadership Quality improvement Sustainability and transformation plans System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Children and young people Health inequalities Housing Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance (-) Access to care (-) Better Care Fund Brexit Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances NHS five year forward view Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2009 2010 2013 2014 2015 (-) 2016 2017 2018 Blog What now for social care? Widespread dismay greeted the omission of any reference in the 2016 Autumn Statement to the perilous state of social care funding. Richard Humphries looks at the options available. Blog Overcoming the challenges to improve health and wellbeing in care homes David Oliver considers the role of care homes in the social care sector, and the challenges that need to be tackled while seeking to improve the health and wellbeing of care home residents. Blog NHS rationing under the radar With local health systems being told to balance their books in the middle of the biggest financial crisis in recent NHS history, Ruth Robertson considers the impact of this pressure on patients and staff. Blog End-of-life care: getting it right for more people, more of the time David Oliver considers some of the positive steps being made towards improving end-of-life care. Blog How are NHS financial pressures affecting patient care? Ruth Robertson looks at the ways in which NHS financial pressures can affect patient care, and the difficulties in assessing the real impact. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.