Users of care services care who cares for them.
The Long Term Plan means the NHS and local government are truly in it together.
The persisting centralised mindset on health continues to hamper real progress on improvements to the system.
In its birthday year, how did the public rate local authority-provided adult social care?
What is going on with the governance and oversight of the NHS locally?
While the transfer of public health to local government is on course, many NHS staff remain sceptical.
While short-term cash is repeatedly found, difficult decisions are put off again and again.
Reactionary strategies are wasteful and should be replaced by proper strategic investment plans that bring a far greater return.
These formative years for children are not dress rehearsals.
The pressure is thus on to act in a ‘co-productive’ way.