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The NHS: Decline and fall, or resurrection?

The NHS is in serious decline, plagued by extensive and deep-seated issues and facing immense pressures from the pandemic and Brexit. In this briefing, Lord Warner sets out a change programme that could reverse the decline – involving radical but necessary steps.
Published: 04 July 2022
Author: Lord Norman Warner
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A healthier future: How to make general practice work better for everyone

This is a collection of essays about general practice in England and its future. The authors offer analysis and prescriptions based on expertise developed working in fields including medicine, NHS management, economics and the Civil Service.
Published: 08 November 2021
Author: Social Market Foundation
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A market for residential care services

This report, which draws on discussions from a roundtable held on the eve of the coronavirus outbreak, analyses the performance of the residential care market in England.
Published: 22 September 2020
Author(s): Kathryn Petrie, James Kirkup
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Designing a Dementia Fund

Over 850,000 people in the UK are living with dementia. The current health and social care system treats dementia very differently to other health conditions. This report sets out how a Dementia Fund, as suggested by Alzheimer’s Society, could be set up to cover the additional social care costs faced by people living with dementia.
Published: 08 May 2019
Author(s): Kathryn Petrie, Nigel Keohane
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No easy options

The social care system is in need of reform, at present people are not protected from the catastrophic costs that can be associated with long-term care. This report examines the level of protection individuals should receive and how this reform should be funded.
Published: 13 September 2018
Author(s): Kathryn Petrie, Nigel Keohane
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Caring for Carers

This report focuses on the demographics and experiences of those who provide family care.
Published: 16 July 2018
Author(s): Kathryn Petrie, James Kirkup
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The commission on long-term care funding: A roundtable summary

This brief summarises the discussion at the roundtable, which included members of the Royal Commission on Long-term Care, the Wanless Review of Social Care and the Pensions Commission.
Published: 19 July 2010
Author: Social Market Foundation
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