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 General practice Community services New models of care Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Workforce and skills Voluntary and community sector Patients, people and society Technology and data Patient involvement Health inequalities Policy, finance and performance NHS finances Social care finances NHS five year forward view NHS long-term plan Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 (-) 2019 Blog Is it possible to use the digitisation of the NHS to reach the furthest first? The health and care system has historically been reliant on paper for sharing information about patients. Digitisation is inevitably changing that, but what impact does that have on those who are marginalised? Blog A significant moment for general practice A new five-year contract for general practice has been announced, with an increase in funding and plans to transform GP services. Beccy Baird and Anna Charles give their take on the key things you need to know. Blog From nasty to nice and back again: seven tips for encouraging cognitive diversity Susie Perks-Baker and Ben Fuchs explore the challenge facing both 'nasty' and 'nice' cultures: failing to work constructively with conflict. Blog What’s the role of general practice in addressing population health? Tom Beaney and Luke Allen explore the unique role GPs have to play in improving population health, but warn that a lack of capacity and resources limits the influence they can have. 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 2019: handling the uncertainty Richard Murray reflects on the opportunities and challenges that 2019 may bring, as well as the need for flexibility in the face of uncertainty. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterPublications: Independent research and analysis on health and social care Reports, long reads and articles.