John Appleby

Chief Economist, Health Policy

John Appleby has been Chief Economist at The King’s Fund since 1998. He has worked in the National Health Service in Birmingham and London, and as senior lecturer at the universities of Birmingham and East Anglia.

John has published widely on a range of health care finance and economic issues in books, academic journals, reports, magazines and newspapers. He contributes regularly to the British Medical Journal on economic issues. John has also acted as an adviser to the UK government and parliament in various capacities.

As well as his post at The King’s Fund, John is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics at City University, where he teaches and carries out joint research with colleagues in the City Health Economics Centre.

Selected work

Quarterly Monitoring Report
30 Oct 2014 | Article
7 Oct 2014 | Blog
Quarterly Monitoring Report
17 Jul 2014 | Publication
Experience from the front line
1 May 2014 | Publication
Quarterly Monitoring Report
15 Apr 2014 | Publication
14 Feb 2014 | Article
Quarterly monitoring report
22 Jan 2014 | Publication
Quarterly monitoring report
18 Sep 2013 | Publication
Quarterly monitoring report
4 Jun 2013 | Publication
12 Mar 2013 | Article
Quarterly monitoring report
14 Feb 2013 | Publication
Why think long term?
31 Jan 2013 | Publication
Why think long term?
31 Jan 2013 | Publication
23 Jan 2013 | Article
How can payment systems help to deliver better care?
2 Nov 2012 | Publication
Quarterly monitoring report
26 Sep 2012 | Publication
25 Jul 2012 | Multimedia
20 Jun 2012 | Article
1 Jun 2012 | Article
Quarterly monitoring report
31 May 2012 | Publication
Connecting environmental and financial performance
22 Mar 2012 | Publication
23 Feb 2012 | Article
23 Feb 2012 | Article
Quarterly monitoring report
28 Jan 2012 | Publication
Who will take the lead?
13 Dec 2011 | Publication
11 Nov 2011 | Article
Quarterly monitoring report
14 Oct 2011 | Publication
Quarterly monitoring report
15 Jul 2011 | Publication
13 Jul 2011 | Article
Quarterly monitoring report
20 Apr 2011 | Publication
14 Apr 2011 | Multimedia
The good, the bad and the inexplicable
14 Apr 2011 | Publication
21 Mar 2011 | Article
25 Feb 2011 | Article
28 Jan 2011 | Article
7 Oct 2010 | Multimedia
18 Aug 2010 | Article
11 Aug 2010 | Article
More with the same not more of the same
21 Jul 2010 | Publication
21 Jul 2010 | Multimedia
22 Jun 2010 | Article
16 Jun 2010 | Article
How patients choose and how providers respond
3 Jun 2010 | Publication
Putting health outcomes at the heart of NHS decision-making
11 Mar 2010 | Publication
29 Sep 2009 | Blog
Prospects for NHS funding: 2011-2017
20 Jul 2009 | Publication
6 Nov 2008 | Article
Local variations in priorities: an update
8 Sep 2008 | Publication
4 Jul 2008 | Publication
24 Jun 2008 | Article
19 Jun 2008 | Article
28 Feb 2008 | Article
9 Oct 2007 | Article
A review of NHS funding and performance
11 Sep 2007 | Publication
Report from the Leeds Castle summit
22 Feb 2007 | Publication
29 Jan 2007 | Article
25 Apr 2006 | Article
14 Apr 2006 | Article
How much is enough?
9 Feb 2006 | Publication
3 Feb 2006 | Publication
13 Dec 2005 | Article
What has Labour achieved and what challenges remain?
4 Aug 2005 | Publication
3 Feb 2005 | Article
Identifying strategies for sustainable reductions
1 Feb 2005 | Publication
6 Jan 2005 | Article
Can patients' views on health outcomes help to manage performance?
1 Jan 2005 | Publication
Identifying successful strategies
1 Jan 2005 | Publication
A King's Fund briefing for the BBC 'Your NHS' day 2004
1 Mar 2004 | Publication
Identifying successful strategies
1 Apr 2003 | Publication
21 Jun 2001 | Article