Breadcrumb Home Publications Can the government's proposals for NHS reform be made to work? 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 new Health and Social Care Bill is contentious, and growing professional opposition to some aspects could undermine the reforms.Kieran Walshe and Chris Ham suggest some changes that may help the government to make its reforms work.Read the full article on NHS reforms Comments 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 Streamlining the organisation of the NHS without a top-down reorganisation Chris Ham makes the case for aligning the work of NHS Improvement and NHS England. 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?