Breadcrumb Home Publications How to deliver high-quality, patient-centred, cost-effective care This content relates to the following topics: Integrated care Patient experience Productivity Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page This article is the collective effort of ten of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector to identify the five key themes that the health and social care system must embrace to be sustainable and to ensure quality.This article is the collective effort of ten of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector - Diabetes UK, Age UK, Asthma UK, Breakthrough Breast Cancer, the British Heart Foundation, British Lung Foundation, Macmillan Cancer Support, Neurological Alliance, Rethink Severe Mental Illness and The Stroke Association - to identify the five key themes that the health and social care system must embrace to be sustainable and to ensure quality.Each organisation submitted evidence to The King's Fund, which independently analysed and assessed each submission and worked with the organisations to establish a common position. Related contentReportFrom vision to action: making patient-centred care a reality The second Richmond Group report is intended to offer a clear strategic direction to achieve transformational change in the health and social care system.BlogThe voluntary sector's role in the challenge ahead As we debate the proposed NHS structures we must think about what kind of care we want these structures to help deliver. And what role can the voluntary sector play? Comments Interested in this article Reply Link to comment Gud 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 Active project Patients’ experiences of NHS administration The King’s Fund is carrying out a project to explore patients’ experiences of NHS administrative processes and staff. Blog NHS admin: how does it affect patient experience? NHS administrative processes and staff have an important role to play in delivering care. But what happens when administration is poor? What impact can it have on patient experience? As we begin our new project on NHS administration, Lillie Wenzel shares the findings from our early work. Long read The NHS long-term plan explained On 7 January, the NHS long-term plan was published setting out key ambitions for the service over the next 10 years. In this explainer, we set out the main commitments in the plan and provide our view of what they might mean, highlighting the opportunities and challenges for the health and care system as it moves to put the plan into practice. Blog Political consensus needed to ensure the future of health and social care In July, Chris Ham joined Sarah Wollaston MP to give the Speaker’s lecture on the future of the NHS in the House of Commons. Here, he summarises his contribution, detailing what needs to be done to secure a sustainable health and social care system.