Latest from The King's Fund

John Appleby

Hospital workload in one chart: good news, bad news

With hospital workloads increasing on all fronts, John Appleby takes a look at the key trends and data to explain what's going on.

Quarterly monitoring report

Our latest survey of finance directors reveals the highest level of pessimism about the financial position of health organisations since we began surveying in the autumn of 2011.
Chris Ham

The NHS five year forward view: the man matters more than the plan

Something very important happened on Thursday and it wasn't the publication of the NHS five year forward view. Far more important was the passion and confidence with which Simon Stevens launched the plan and challenged politicians to provide the funding needed to deliver it.
Chris Naylor

Waiting for mental health care: what does the public think?

How long is it reasonable to wait for treatment of depression after being referred by a GP? The results from the 2013 British Social Attitudes Survey are revealing and suggest that public expectations exceed current policy ambitions.
Chris Ham

The parallel universes of integrated care: the process of change is as important as the content

Chris Ham reflects on the integrated care summit 2014 and the parallel universes of integrated care researchers and practitioners.