Plans for a National Care Service for England were first presented 13 years ago in the dying days of the last Labour government. Since then no detailed work has taken place to flesh out what the service might look like or how it should be implemented. That is the purpose of this report.
The Fabian Society publishes a comprehensive plan for how to deliver on the Labour party’s ambition to create a National Care Service in England
JENNY KARTUPELIS: Social care has been increasingly relegated to the role of freeing up hospital beds. But it can be lifechanging in its own right - especially if we draw on 'relational' approaches
ANNA DIXON: Social care reform is long overdue. The change we need will require bold action
The Fabian Society is undertaking research supported by Unison to develop a roadmap to a national care service for England. We are seeking evidence and proposals for reform from individuals and organisations
AMY CLARKE: Labour is right to push for a home-first approach to social care