Concerning the Proposed Commission on the Future of NHS and Social Care (BBC News / House of Commons Library)


Earlier this year, the former health secretaries / ministers Stephen Dorrell, Alan Milburn and Norman Lamb proposed creating a cross-party commission to review the future of the NHS and social care in England. Both systems are commonly said to face “existential crises” which transcend party politics, mostly due to rising demand for services relative to funding and capacity.

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Cross-party review ‘needed for health and care’. London: BBC Health News, January 6th 2016.

The following information pack was prepared to support debate concerning an independent (cross-party) commission to examine the future of the NHS and social care systems. It covers press articles, parliamentary material and links to further reading.

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Adcock, A. Powell, T. [and] Bate, A. [et al] (2016). The NHS and a social care commission. Debate Pack. London: House of Commons Library, January 26th 2016. Commons Debate Pack; Number CDP 2016/0025.

2017 Update

More calls for a cross-party review to find a sustainable ways to fund social care:

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Social care funding: MPs urge ‘swift’ cross-party review. London: BBC Politics News / BBC Health News, January 6th 2017.

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