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Posted by Karin Janzon, Director, Care Equation Ltd

It is no secret that the pressure is increasing on social care and health services. The cross-party Commission on 2020 Public Services has just published its final report. It warns that UKs public services are ‘increasingly unsustainable' and under threat from the impact of an ageing population that is expected to require an annual funding increase estimated at 4% to 6% of GDP - up to £82bn- over the long term.


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Tim Crabbe
Professor of Sociology,
Sheffield Hallam University

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Model-based evaluation and cost-effectiveness anal...
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Switching off speed cameras
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Tackling Health Inequality
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