Tackling the inverse care law
This report reviews attempts to tackle inequities in the supply of general practice services in England over the past 30 years. The report looks at policies on general practice funding, workforce, premises, contracts and commissioning.
The NHS long term plan and COVID-19
The NHS Long Term Plan remains the blueprint for the NHS’s evolution in the United Kingdom, but the pandemic has dealt a huge blow to both the NHS and social care. In this report, the authors provide a narrative of what was achieved before the...
Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave: assessing the policy response in England
This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, covering the period between June 2020 and March 2021.
Adult social care and COVID-19: assessing the policy response in England so far
This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic – from January to the end of May 2020.
Social care for adults aged 18–64
This analysis, produced before the COVID-19 pandemic, explores the social care needs of adults aged 18–64. The debate about social care reform is often focused on issues facing older people, but younger adults are a large and growing part of the adult social care system...