This short briefing pulls together key findings from our work tracking the views of health and social care leaders, and our expert analysis on quality, finance, and pressures on the health and social care system.
• 03/10/2014 • Dr Alisha Davies
Significant investment or restructuring may be needed to build up health and wellbeing boards into lead commissioners, argues Dr Alisha Davies.
• 26/09/2014 • Dr Martin Bardsley | Theo Georghiou
We estimate hospital and non-hospital costs for people in the last 90 days of life.
• 08/08/2014 • Geoffrey Rivett
Providing a high-quality, accessible service from a tightly-held public purse is not a new dilemma for the NHS, says Geoffrey Rivett.
• 16/07/2014 • Mark Dayan
Mark Dayan examines the issues with the Better Care Fund's performance pot.
• 11/07/2014 • Ruth Thorlby
Ruth Thorlby explores the link between the strained social care system and its impact on the NHS.
• 10/07/2014 • Andy McKeon | Anita Charlesworth | Sandeepa Arora | Sarah Lafond
This report shows that the NHS’ finances are starting to come under severe financial pressure.
• 10/07/2014 • Andy McKeon
The NHS’ financial position is shaky and deteriorating fast. Can trusts make the savings? Not on past performance, says Andy McKeon.
• 17/06/2014 • Adam Roberts | Anita Charlesworth
This report explores rising cost pressures on the NHS in Wales, and options for reducing the funding gap.
• 17/06/2014 • Alison Ward
If the next two years look tough for NHS Wales finances, the long-term could be dire – and not just for the health service.