Ideas that change health care Our mission statement Shaping policy and practice Developing individuals and organisations Sharing knowledge and debate Explaining health and care Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page ReportA fork in the road: next steps for social care funding reformThis report published jointly with the Health Foundation pulls together new financial modelling, public perceptions work and policy analysis to identify the problems with adult social care in England and outline options for its reform.ReportTransformational change in health and care: reports from the field We interviewed 42 people who were involved in leading, supporting, delivering, receiving or witnessing transformational change. Our report shares their experiences and reflections.Long readSpending on and availability of health care resources: how does the UK compare to other countries?The recent announcement by the Prime Minister to bring forward a new long-term funding settlement for the NHS means it is timely to look at how health spending in the UK compares to other countries and how the NHS measures up on some of the key resources this spending pays for.More recent contentResearch and analysisIndependent views on health and care.Organisational developmentHelping your organisation be fit for purpose and fit for the future.Health and care explainedHelping you understand the big issues in health and care.EventsBringing people together to share knowledge, in person and online.What are you looking for?We provide insight on health and care policy and leadership through our courses, events, publications, projects, blogs and much moreSearch termApply2018 GSK IMPACT Award winners Our congratulations go to the eight charities that have won 2018 GSK IMPACT Awards for their outstanding contributions to improving the UK’s health and wellbeing. BlogWhat has the STP or ICS ever done for me? Chris Ham reflects on the progress in ICSs and STPs so far and assesses what they have achieved. BlogTransformational change in health and care: five small steps to make a big difference Durka Dougall considers how five small steps can make a big difference in strengthening transformational change. Press releaseSocial care reform at a fork in the road, says new report The Health Foundation and The King’s Fund have highlighted a worrying lack of progress on social care reform, in extensive new analysis of funding pressures and options for change. BlogAddressing inequalities in mental health care: are we there yet? Mandip Randhawa explores the link between ethnicity and inequality in mental health care. BlogThe 10-year strategy for the health and care workforce Which issues need to be considered when formulating the new NHS and social care workforce strategy? Here, Richard Murray gathers ideas from a recent roundtable event at the Fund.BlogHow does the NHS compare internationally on its spending and key resources? The UK health care system is not alone in the challenges it faces. What can we learn from how other countries have equipped themselves to deal with a growing and ageing population and changing health care needs?ArticleCross-party approach to the NHS and social care When MPs from different parties come together to argue for more funding for the NHS and social care then it's time to sit up and take notice, says Chris Ham.ReportThe rising cost of medicines to the NHS: what’s the story?In the face of rising costs, the NHS is grappling with how to provide access to medicines in an affordable way. Our new briefing explores the NHS’s approach to managing its spending on medicines and choices that policy-makers are likely to face in future.Long readThe Montefiore Health System in New York: integrated care and the fight for social justiceThe Montefiore Health System in the Bronx, New York, has found ways of helping even the most deprived by stepping beyond the bounds of conventional health services. AudioThe NHS: are you satisfied with your health service? A podcast about big ideas in health and care. Episode one: Do we expect too much – or too little – from the NHS? Should taxes increase to fix its problems? Helen McKenna talks about public satisfaction with the NHS with Ruth Robertson and Dan Wellings. Long readDoes the public see tax rises as the answer to NHS funding pressures? We have analysed the latest data from the British Social Attitudes survey on public attitudes to NHS funding and the quality of care provided by the NHS.Active projectThe NHS at 70 The National Health Service turns 70 on 5 July 2018. To commemorate this anniversary, we will be exploring the relationship between the public and the NHS, and will also be looking back at the history of the NHS and engaging in discussion about its future.Paid eventInnovation in health and care: overcoming the barriers to adoption and spreadVideoHow does the NHS in England work? An alternative guide Watch our animation for a whistle-stop tour of how the NHS works in 2017 and how it’s changing. CourseEmerging clinical leaders This programme is for emerging clinical leaders from all professional backgrounds.