Betting the farm: inside the NHS Forward View

The NHS is no stranger to five or ten year plans. Today’s publication of the Five year forward view takes its place in a lineage which includes 2009’s NHS 2010-2015: from good to great and 2000’s N...


Whither quality?

What does the future hold for quality in the NHS? We’ve certainly become accustomed to the quality of health care rising steadily in England. As recently as 2007, only half of those waiting for ele...


Some Christmas cheer for the NHS?

A little bit of Christmas cheer might be in the offing for the NHS in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement after he announced additional funding of anything up to £2bn for the NHS in 2015-16 on Sunday...