Health & Care Timeline
What we’ve achieved so far

Reflections on the first weekend of The People’s Panel

Date: October 2021

The People’s Panel on Health and Care is just over half way through its task. Hear how the panellists have found the first weekend… watch now

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The People’s Panel is underway

Date: October 2021

The People’s Panel brings a hundred people together to help decide how to make sure everyone in Britain gets the health and care they need. The people selected broadly reflect everyone who lives in England, Scotland and Wales, with participants from all walks of life…read more

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Health and care matters hub goes live

Date: September 2021

We launch a new part of our website dedicated to people’s experiences, views and ideas about health and care. Featuring many videos and quotes from the Community Conversations held earlier in the year, as well as those uploaded by site visitors… read more

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National health and care survey published

Date: September 2021

We take the learnings from the Community Conversations to see if people across the country are experiencing the same things. This survey of 4,000 people reinforced that the themes emerging from the Conversations resonate with many people…read more


Recruiting a People’s Panel on health and care

Date: Summer 2021

We start recruiting a People’s Panel to listen to all that’s been said in the 101 Community Conversations countrywide and to start creating a vision for health and care in Britain…read more


101 Community Conversations held across Britain

Date: Spring 2021

We hold Community Conversations on health and care up and down the country. These give all kinds of people – patients, NHS staff, paid and unpaid carers, people with long term health conditions, to name a few – an opportunity to share their experiences and views…read more


Pandemic Survey: Life one year on

Date: Spring 2021

We run a national survey, and discover that Covid disagreements over following the rules are making many across Britain fractious and fearful…more

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How do we get back on our feet during Covid?

Date: Autumn 2020

Making GP surgeries safe, physical and mental wellbeing and looking after the vulnerable are among people’s most pressing concerns about Covid. Citizens across the West Midlands recently met to discuss their priorities over the months ahead.

Discussions show what really matters

Date: Late 2019

We held a series of discussions around the country that explored what really matters to people around health and care, alongside other key issues. Working with Ipsos MORI, we found out about what we all know about health and care services and where the disconnects are. Read more about what people said…

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Health and care come out top in our polling

Date: Summer 2019

Working with BritainThinks, we found that we as a nation think health and care is the country’s most important concern. It is the number one issue that we are all concerned with, regardless of background. Read more about what we found…

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There’s several ways you can get involved. Your experiences and views on health and care matter – make sure they’re heard. read more

What is the People’s Panel? Miriam Levin, Health and Care Programme Director, explains how the country’s online Community Conversations became…read more

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Why is social care reform so difficult? Francis Elliott reviews previous attempts and asks – what if the starting point…read more