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Quarterly monitoring report

Our latest survey of finance directors shows a deepening pessimism about the current financial state of health organisations and worries about the coming financial year.
Project

Hospital beds: innovation, design, research and analysis

The hospital bed, both as a physical object and the symbol of a patient requiring treatment, has been a subject for research and investigation throughout the history of The King’s Fund.
Article
Chris Naylor

Is mental health finally becoming a political priority?

This week has seen announcements on mental health from both the government and the opposition. So are we starting to see mental health becoming a higher-profile political issue?
Blog

Mental health: from rhetoric to reality?

The big election questions
Highlights from the first breakfast in our series of three which aim to open up debate on some of the key issues facing health and social care in the lead up to, and immediately after, the next general election.
Past event
David Buck

Labour fires the starting gun on election public health policy debate

David Buck reflects on the big messages communicated at the launch of Labour’s approach to public health policy.
Blog
Advancing women in medicine: how can we move from rhetoric to action?

Advancing women in medicine: how can we move from rhetoric to action?

At our recent summit we heard from women and men who have taken action, taken on organisations and started to make the progress we need to advance women in medicine, but there is still much more to do.
Blog
Dr Kate Granger: what support do I need as a female emerging medical leader?

Dr Kate Granger: what support do I need as a female emerging medical leader?

Dr Kate Granger talks us through her journey to becoming a consultant and her journey as a patient. She also shares what she believes women need in order to achieve their potential as leaders in the NHS and tells the story behind her '#mynameis' social media campaign.
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