Our ability to read, write and communicate in everyday situations has a huge influence on our wellbeing and health.
While the majority of patients who use NHS services will give little thought to the payment system that reimburses a provider for their work, it can greatly affect the type and quality of care that...
How can developing soft skills enable young people to access good quality work, and opportunities to live healthy lives?
The main parties’ conferences are now over and the dust is settling on the post-election landscape. The NHS’s position in that landscape is complex.
As doctors, we pride ourselves on being highly motivated, trained and able. But does this always mean we’ll make choices that result in optimal patient outcomes?
Matthew Kershaw encourages NHS organisations to embrace its lessons for leaders and make a start.
At the heart of every good health system is one that provides good emergency care.
On World Mental Health Day, it’s timely to reflect on how mental health services are changing.
Newspapers have recently reported that up to 8,000 people die every year in England because of delays in discharging patients home from hospital. But what is the evidence for this claim?
New options for funding the NHS and social care in the UK: what can we learn from international experiences?
The task facing the government is not just to secure resources and deliver service change for the coming 5 years, but also to place health and social care services on strong financial foundations f...