Social care requires a significant injection of public funds to move from being a residual public service to one which enhances the lives of older people. Until then, the crisis will continue to worsen.Read More
This note compares the main health policies in the 2017 election manifestos of the Conservative Party, the Labour Party and the Liberal Democratic Party.Read More
This briefing note shows that only by injecting a substantial amount of public funds into the care system will social care become a service which enhances the lives and independence of our older people. Capping care costs would benefit a relatively small number of people and would have little impact on either the quality or the availability of care.Read More
Published by the House of Lords Select Committee on October 18th 2016Read More
Sustainability and Transformations Fund – why it is not enough and what are its implications for the provider sector?
This analysis looks at why the Sustainability and Transformation Fund is not sufficient to eliminate the providers’ deficit in 2016/17, and what the implications of its insufficiency are for providers who accept the funding, and for the NHS in general?Read More
This report raises questions about the capacity of the NHS to handle the increasing outsourcing of its services to the private sector and its ability to ensure that services provided by the private sector under contract with the NHS are safe, effective and value for money.Read More