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. New care models

    Emerging innovations in governance and organisational form 11 Oct 2016
    New care models Emerging innovations in governance and organisational form This report looks at the different approaches being taken by MCP and PACS vanguards to contracting, governance and other organisational infrastructure. It focuses on developments a ...
  2. User feedback in maternity services

    6 Oct 2016

    Our report looks at how maternity services are collecting, analysing and acting on feedback to improve women's experience of maternity services.

  3. The NHS if

    28 Sep 2016

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

  4. A digital NHS?

    An introduction to the digital agenda and plans for implementation 22 Sep 2016

    In recent years, the digital agenda in health care has been the subject of an array of promises and plans. Following on from the Wachter review of health technology, our new briefing assesses the progress made and what needs to happen next.

  5. The economics of housing and health

    The role of housing associations 20 Sep 2016

    The National Housing Federation commissioned The King’s Fund and the New NHS Alliance to produce this independent report looking at the economic case for linking housing and health.

  6. Social care for older people

    Home truths 15 Sep 2016

    Published with the Nuffield Trust, this report looks at the impact of changes in local authority spending on social care for older people.

  7. How is the NHS performing? September 2016

    Quarterly Monitoring Report 8 Sep 2016

    The 20th quarterly monitoring report from The King's Fund provides an update on how the NHS is coping as it continues to grapple with productivity and reform challenges under continued financial pressure.

  8. Understanding quality in district nursing services

    Learning from patients, carers and staff 1 Sep 2016

    This report investigates what ‘good’ district nursing care looks like and looks at the growing demand–capacity gap in district nursing and the worrying impact that this is having on services, the workforce and the quality and safety of patient care.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.