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A personal reflection on the structural changes in health and social care in Wales

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy This week’s blog is by another long-term friend of WIHSC, Tony Garthwaite, Senior Fellow at the Institute. Many readers will remember Tony as a leading figure … Continue reading

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Politics out of health – The impossible dream?

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy Our series of ’20 blogs for 20 years’, marking the Institute’s 20th anniversary, concluded last week with Jeff Collins’ blog, ‘Words’. But the debate on health … Continue reading

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Words by Jeff Collins

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy We end our ‘20 blogs for 20 years series’, to mark the Institute’s 20th anniversary, with a suitably iconoclastic side swipe at what may be thought … Continue reading

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Home Again: Discharge and Recovery – the integrated way by Justin Jewitt

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy In this week’s blog in our ‘20 blogs for 20 years series’, to mark the Institute’s 20th anniversary, Justin poses a suitably provocative challenge: getting people … Continue reading

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A good death?

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy In this week’s blog in our ‘20 blogs for 20 years series’, to mark the Institute’s 20th anniversary, Professor Siobhan McClelland reflects on an intensely personal … Continue reading

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Is Prudence here to stay?

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy In this week’s blog, Alan Willson calls Prudent Healthcare ‘the new show in town’ – the latest in a long line of policy initiatives designed to … Continue reading

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To integrate, or not to integrate…? by Viv Sugar

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy It’s discussed endlessly, but we seem no nearer a consensus: should health and social care be formally integrated? This is the subject of Viv Sugar’s blog … Continue reading

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‘No more throw-away people – the co-production imperative’ by Ruth Dineen

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy Ever wondered what ‘co-production’ really is, but been too embarrassed to ask?  Well, save your blushes, and read on…  This week’s blog in our ’20 blogs for … Continue reading

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Riding the wave of success

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy This week we are delighted to welcome Dr Ruth Hall as our guest blogger, in the 20 blogs for 20 years series celebrating WIHSC 20th birthday.  … Continue reading

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Accountability in the NHS – The pursuit of a false God? by Jack Evershed

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy What’s the most interesting job in NHS Wales?  One of the contenders for the title must be a job thats so big it takes two people … Continue reading

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