Independent views on health and social care from The King's Fund. All of our reports and findings from our projects are available to buy or download.

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  1. The NHS if

    17 Aug 2016

    A collection of essays exploring hypothetical scenarios for the future of health and care.

  2. Clinical commissioning

    GPs in charge? 12 Jul 2016

    What progress has been made around effective GP involvement in commissioning? This report from The King's Fund and the Nuffield Trust assesses what has been learnt so far and makes recommendations for the future.

  3. Deficits in the NHS 2016

    11 Jul 2016

    Our new briefing explores deficits in the NHS, including a consideration of their underlying drivers and the strategies being employed to tackle them.

  4. Patients as partners

    Building collaborative relationships among professionals, patients, carers and communities 4 Jul 2016

    Our guide explores practical ways to develop collaborative relationships among health and care professionals, patients, carers and community partners.

  5. Five big issues for health and social care after the Brexit vote

    30 Jun 2016

    In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, we consider what lies ahead for health and social care, and the five big issues that will need to be considered.

  6. Supporting integration through new roles and working across boundaries

    30 Jun 2016

    Our new report, commissioned by NHS Employers and the Local Government Association, looks at the evidence on new roles and ways of spanning organisational workforce boundaries to improve the delivery of integrated health and social care.

  7. Leadership in the NHS

    Thoughts of a newcomer 15 Jun 2016

    Marcus Powell, Director of Leadership and Organisational Development, shares his initial observations about leadership in the NHS.

  8. Strategic quality improvement

    An action learning approach 25 May 2016

    This case study, co-produced with Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, looks at how to use an action learning approach to assess current – and develop future – quality improvement strategies.

  9. How is the NHS performing? May 2016

    Quarterly Monitoring Report 19 May 2016

    The latest quarterly monitoring report from The King's Fund finds that nearly two-thirds of NHS trusts and more than half of clinical commissioning groups say the quality of patient care in their area has deteriorated over the past year.

  10. Gardens and health

    Implications for policy and practice 17 May 2016

    This independent report, commissioned by the National Gardens Scheme, looks at the benefits gardens and gardening can bring to the population's health.