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The King's Fund is an independent charitable organisation working to improve health and care in England

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  • A penny for your thoughts on poverty and the NHS?

    Too often, poverty is seen as the result of bad lifestyle choices – a belief that even permeates the NHS. But poverty needs to be seen as a structural rather than personal failing, says ...

  • The King's Fund responds to the King's Speech

    Sarah Woolnough, Chief Executive at The King's Fund, responds to the King's Speech.

  • Realising the potential of integrated care systems

    This research examines the development of ICSs by assessing their efforts to develop system-wide approaches to the recruitment, training and retention of staff.

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