Breadcrumb Home Publications Briefing: Health and Social Care Bill This content relates to the following topics: Health and Social Care Act 2012 Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page The reforms set out in the Health and Social Care Bill have the potential to improve care for patients and enhance NHS performance if they are implemented well, but they also pose a number of risks. This paper sets out our views on the suggested reforms affecting commissioning, public health and market-based and provider reforms. Comments i want to keep up to date with the changes and developments of the Bill Reply Link to comment Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Blog Commissioning: barking up the wrong tree? Faith in the purchaser/provider split as a key driver for reform is fast dissolving, argues Nick Timmins. Blog ‘Teflon’ Jeremy Hunt and the de-politicisation of the NHS Nicholas Timmins asks whether the 2012 health and social care reforms allowed politicians to avoid taking responsibility for the state of the NHS. Long read Health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) explained What are health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) and what role could they play in developments such as integrated commissioning and place-based systems of care? Slideshow How is the NHS structured? A series of diagrams explaining how the NHS is now structured, including how providers are regulated, who can influence the commissioning of services and where the money goes.