The final report of this review – Better health and care for all – was published this year and set out a comprehensive funding and reform plan to secure the NHS for future generations (Darzi 2018). The report helped shape the debate which led to a new funding settlement for the NHS – with funding set to grow at 3.4 per cent per annum for the next five years. This will see the NHS receive an extra £20.5 billion per year by 2023. The NHS is now authoring a long-term plan to determine how this extra spending is to be invested.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.