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Better health and care for all: A 10-point plan for the 2020s

Publication Report Public services IPPR Better Health and Care
Topic: Public services

More money for health and care? Yes, but we need reform too

“Somebody has to have the guts to admit the system is broken. Until they do that, nothing will change.” These were the words of John Sibley, whose 89-year-old mother Iris had been waiting six months...

14/06/2018
Blog post Expert comment Public services

End of life care in England: A briefing paper

Death is an inevitable part of life. We will all die and almost all of us will experience the death of someone close to them. Dying is an incredibly important life stage, but for too many people the...

20/05/2018
Publication Public services Older people Population and demographics Better Health and Care IPPR

The Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care: Interim report

The independent Lord Darzi Review aims to examine the state of quality in health and care services on the NHS’s 70th birthday and make recommendations for future funding and reform of the system....

25/04/2018
Publication Public services Science & technology Equality Better Health and Care IPPR

The Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care: Call for evidence

The independent Lord Darzi Review aims to examine the state of quality in health and care services on the NHS’s 70th birthday and make recommendations for future funding and reform of the system....

19/02/2018
Publication Public services

The NHS desperately needs a new vision for the 21st century

This year the NHS turns 70 years old. For seven decades it has been there for us at times of most basic human need, offering care and compassion. The NHS has been a vital friend to millions: it...

22/01/2018
Blog post Expert comment Public services

Mind the gap: The case for more funding for health and care

The NHS is well into its more austere decade ever, whilst funding for social care has declined every year since 2010. The system has attempted to respond to this crunch in resources by increasing...

14/11/2017
Publication Report Public services Budget IPPR IPPR

Saving social care: A fair funding settlement for the future

Adult social care has been cut substantially since the onset of austerity. This is increasingly having severe consequences on the frontline including rising unmet need and pressures on quality and...

13/11/2017
Publication Report Public services Older people IPPR