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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

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

Education for a healthy democracy

What is democracy? What does a healthy democracy look and feel like? And what is the role of education in making it possible? Jeremy Gilbert, professor of cultural and political theory at the...

01/12/2017
Publication Public services Young people IPPR

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

How May can deliver her energy bills pledge

In just a few weeks’ time, the Prime Minister looks set to use her speech to Conservative party conference to recommit to delivering on her pledge to make peoples’ energy cost less. What’s more,...

13/09/2017
Blog post Expert comment Devolution & local leadership Economy Public services Party conferences IPPR North