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 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 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 Health inequalities Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Public opinion Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Access to care Better Care Fund Brexit Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances (-) NHS five year forward view NHS long-term plan Performance Productivity Social care finances Year (-) 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 (-) 2019 Blog The NHS long-term plan: five things you need to know The NHS long-term plan has been launched and long it indeed is, in every sense of the word, clocking in at a weighty 120 pages. Here’s my take on the top five things you need to know. Blog Power to the people The case for change is clear; a system that listens to patients and enables them to achieve what they want to achieve in their health and wellbeing would improve outcomes and save money. But such systems still exist only in pockets around the country. Blog How will we staff new models of care in the NHS? While many policy-makers focus on organisational structures, it is clear that successful implementation of the NHS five year forward view will hinge on getting the staffing right. Blog The role of the NHS in tackling poverty and the wider determinants of health Despite all the pressures, the NHS remains, and will continue to remain, a massive economic and social entity. Are we making the most of this enormous power? Blog The NHS five year forward view: the man matters more than the plan Something very important happened on Thursday and it wasn't the publication of the NHS five year forward view. Far more important was the passion and confidence with which Simon Stevens launched the plan and challenged politicians to provide the funding needed to deliver it. Blog Sharing leadership with patients and service users: conversations at the borderline What more is possible when leadership is shared with patients and service users? This was the question we posed at a roundtable event last month. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.