The coalition Government's health and social care reforms: 2010 - 2015

The coalition Government embarked on an ambitious and widespread reform programme following the 2010 general election. The centerpiece of the reforms, the Health and Social Care Act 2012, introduced substantial changes to the way the NHS in England is organised. Here is a collection of our responses and analysis of reforms.


Published: 06/05/2010

The coalition Government's NHS reforms: an assessment of the...



This briefing outlines the main features of the proposed reforms in the NHS White Paper: Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS.

The Health and Social Care Bill: where next?



This briefing provides our response to the Government’s NHS ‘listening exercise’, in which Ministers will consider options for reform before the Health and Social Care Bill returns to Parliament.

The new structure of the NHS in England



Reforming social care: options for funding



This report highlights the potential future funding gap in social care and draws on the Dilnot Commission review of funding for adult social care to outline the possible options for reform.

Commissioning integrated care in a liberated NHS

22/09/2011Professor Chris Ham | Professor Judith Smith | Elizabeth Eastmure


This report explores how commissioners can play a key role in developing more joined-up and efficient services.

ISBN: 978-1-905030-48-4

The view from Westminster: parliamentarians on the future of...

20/06/2013Nuffield Trust


A viewpoint featuring personal reflections by eight parliamentarians.

ISBN: 978-1-905030-60-6

The Nuffield Trust’s response to the publication of the He...


Press release

The Government’s planned reforms are broadly in the right direction...

Nuffield Trust publishes comprehensive analysis of Spending...


Press release

The NHS is facing an unprecedented challenge: to deliver far-reaching...