Kings Fund Blog
17 April 2024

With a return to basics, is the spring Budget a game changer for NHS technology?

The key question though is whether this funding, and the associated commitments, will radically transform the NHS’s digital performance and translate into improvements in patient experience and outcomes.

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NHS England Logo
27 March 2024

Personal Health Budget (PHB) Quality Framework

The NHS Long Term Plan recognises personalised care as one of five major practical changes to the NHS to ensure we have a service that is fit for the future. This means people will get more control over their health, and more personalised care when they need it – including access to personal health budgets (PHBs).

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Social Care 360
21 March 2024

Social Care 360

Our latest Social care 360 review highlights that adult requests for social care have hit a record high of two million, and that across the sector the key measures all point towards a social care system that is under intense pressure.

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NHS England Logo
22 February 2024

Supporting High Frequency Users (HFU) through proactive personalised care, delivered by Social Prescribing Link Workers, Health and Wellbeing Coaches and Care Coordinators

This guidance note sets out the principles and recommended approach for offering proactive, personalised care for those at higher risk of hospital admissions due to psychosocial needs, as part of a broader strategy for ICBs and PCNs to tackle winter pressures and reduce unplanned admissions

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The personalised care podcast
22 February 2024

The Personalised Care Podcast

What matters to you…?”
This simple question – that we health professionals should ask of all our patients – is at the heart of the Personalised Care Podcast.

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Podcast
22 February 2024

Health on the line – with Matthew Taylor

In this new podcast series, our chief executive Matthew Taylor interviews the movers and shakers making waves across health and care.

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Times Health Commission article
6 February 2024

Times Health Commission

The Times Health Commission was set up in January last year to take a long, hard look at the NHS and social care system.

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Caring in a complex world Report
4 February 2024

Caring in a complex world: perspectives from unpaid carers and the organisations that support them

Unpaid carers provide significant levels of support to family or friends – equivalent to 4 million paid care workers. Carers often need support with their own health and wellbeing, but they are not always able to access this.

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Designing a social care system fit for the 21st century
4 February 2024

Designing a social care system fit for the 21st century: strengths and weaknesses of the Care Act 2014

The first part of the Care Act 2014 drew heavily on the Law Commission’s review of adult social care. The review began in 2007 and its initial terms of reference did not even refer to carers or the notion of wellbeing but both came to feature heavily in the Act,

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A Practical Guide to Decision Making
1 February 2024

A practical guide to support decision making

Most people take for granted that they will make key decisions about their lives – from what they wear and eat, to their relationships with, where they live, and the millions of everyday decisions that go into building a home and a life.

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Carenomics Unlocking the Economic Power of Care
31 January 2024

Carenomics – Unlocking the power of care

Drawing on a wide range of evidence, this report makes clear the huge return on investment that social care could deliver.

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GOV Report Front
24 January 2024

Care workforce pathway for adult social care

The care workforce pathway outlines the knowledge, skills, values and behaviours people need to work in adult social care.

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