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State of health and care: The NHS Long Term Plan after Covid-19

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

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....

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...

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...

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...

Publication Report Public services Older people IPPR

Guest blog: What is the N in the NHS?

Since 1948, the entire population of the United Kingdom has benefitted from universal and (mostly) comprehensive healthcare, free at the point of delivery. Conventionally, we refer to the provider of...

Blog post Long read Devolution & local leadership Public services IPPR