An independent non-party think tank aiming to set out a vision of health and social care policy based on accountability and the public interest.

  • About us

    The purpose of the Centre is to disseminate research to policy makers, health experts, the media and the wider public. Our research comes from a strong network of expert contributors.
  • Noticeboard

  • Newsletter sign up

  • Latest reports and analyses

    Sustainability and Transformation Plans: Five key questions for planners

    Social Care Funding: Understanding the reality behind manifesto commitments.

    The Five Year Forward View: do the numbers add up?

    Can we afford to close any more A&E departments? Evidence from North West London.

    The Sustainability and Transformation Plans: a critical assessment

    The failure of privatised adult social care in England: what is to be done?

    ‘Transforming Services Together’: what does East London’s plan for health services imply for East Londoners?

    Submission to the House of Lords Select Committee on the long-term sustainability of the NHS

    Who cares about the rising number of suicides by mental health patients?

    Sustainability and Transformations Fund – why it is not enough and what are its implications for the provider sector?

    Can Simon Stevens’ Sustainability and Transformation Plans save the NHS?

    How safe are NHS patients in private hospitals: learning from the Care Quality Commission

    The contracting NHS – can the NHS handle the outsourcing of clinical services?

    The return of PFI – will the NHS pay a higher price for new hospitals?

    Patient safety in private hospitals – the known and the unknown risks

    What market-based patient choice can’t do for the NHS: The theory and evidence of how choice works in health care

    At what cost? Paying the price for the market in the English NHS

    A reorganisation you can see from space: The architecture of power in the new NHS

    Getting behind the Curve? Is the new NHS ready for Pandemic Flu?

    Mental illness and its treatment today

    The future of the NHS? lessons from the market in social care in England


  • Latest Blog

    Aislinn Macklin-Doherty

    Speaking up for a public NHS

    Aislinn Macklin-Doherty, July 12th, 2017

    There are 60 million “key stakeholders” in our NHS in the UK who need to be listened to: As an NHS junior doctor and patient, I – alongside many others - can no longer tolerate being excluded from the vital public conversation about the future of the NHS.

    More blog posts
  • Support our work

    The CHPI is currently seeking funds to expand our work promoting independent and evidence-based health policy. Please make a donation via Paypal, bank account or credit card.

  • Twitter Feed