Breadcrumb Home Publications Hard times and great expectations This content relates to the following topics: Adult social care Children and young people Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Grey skies with occasional glimpses of watery sunshine over Eastbourne last week reflected the mood at the annual National Children and Adult Services Conference.Read the full article on social care Related blogsBlogHealth and social care at the party conferences: what does the mood music tell us? What conclusions can we draw from this year’s party conferences about the political and policy landscape for health and social care? 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 Press release ‘Another interim stop-gap’: The King’s Fund response to NHS People Plan 20/21 Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Organisational Development at The King’s Fund, comments on the expected NHS People Plan and related government announcements. Long read The road to renewal: five priorities for health and care Covid-19 is the biggest challenge the health and care system has faced in living memory; it's essential that lessons are learned from this experience. So how can the system build on this learning to bring about positive change and renewal? This long read sets out five priorities to help guide the approach to renewal across health and care. Press release 'By shutting out overseas staff, the government has increased the pressure on itself to urgently develop and fund reforms' to the care sector: The King's Fund responds to new immigration rules Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Organisational Development at The King’s Fund, comments on the new list of occupations eligible for the health and care visa. Article Leading in isolation during Covid-19 Lesley Flatley reflects on her experiences of leading in isolation, as a manager in an independent care home, during the Covid-19 crisis.