All political parties now acknowledge the importance of more integrated - or person-centred - care. The challenge is now how to pursue this during the next parliament. This paper attempts to tackle how commissioning and funding would work in an integrated health and care service.
This new briefing sets out the case for scrapping the Coalition’s immigration cap in favour of the SMF's preferred new target - an aims to increase public confidence in the immigration system by 2020.
Join us for the launch of a new report on the winners and losers of the 2008 recession.
At this ESRC sponsored Chalk + Talk session Professor Rachel Gibson will review findings on whether online campaigning methods work and how their effectiveness compares with more traditional GOTV (get out the vote) efforts.
A new system of charges is needed for an integrated NHS and social care service to distribute the costs of care more fairly across the system, urges a major new report by think tank the Social Market Foundation.
SMF Researcher Ben Richards summarises our latest Chalk + Talk session with Professor Julian Le Grand on public services and privatisation.
SMF Research Director Nigel Keohane writes that the decision today to give Greater Manchester responsibility for a £6bn health and social care budget is a game changer in the pursuit of better care and more efficient use of care spending.
Reverse auction schemes – where suppliers bid for consumer’s business – would spark fresh competition in consumer markets and help those on low incomes achieve better value for money, says a new report by think tank the Social Market Foundation (SMF).
SMF Economist Katie Evans looks at why bonds are so underused by UK savers compared to their European counterparts – and how we can fix this.