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2017 priorities

Priorities for the NHS and social care in 2017

2017 promises to be another challenging year for the health and care system. We identify five priorities for the year ahead.
Richard Murray

Demand and activity in the NHS: still rising

As we publish our new briefing, Richard Murray considers the wider context of increasing demand and activity in English hospitals.
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How hospital activity and funding in England have changed over time

How hospital activity and funding in England have changed over time

We explore the rising demand for hospital services by looking at the data for different aspects of activity over the past 13 years.
Chris Ham

Reflections on health and care in 2016

We reflect on developments in health and care in 2016 and set out our hopes for next year.
Chris Naylor

Doing justice to mental health in STPs

Chris Naylor looks at whether mental health is being considered carefully enough in the development of sustainability and transformation plans.
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The NHS if

The NHS if

A collection of essays exploring hypothetical scenarios for the future of health and care.
The general management 'mistake'

The general management 'mistake'

Following Jeremy Hunt’s comments about whether the creation of a general management class in the NHS in the 1980s had been a mistake, Matthew Lewis reflects on whether this is the case – and how clinical leadership can be better developed.
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