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ArticleAn open letter: a long-term funding settlement for the NHS An open letter to the Prime Minister from The King's Fund, The Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation about a long-term funding settlement for the NHS.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 termApplyThe role of cities in improving population health: international case studies Highlights from some of the international locations featured in our report on the role of cities in improving population health. Read about the work being done in each city and the conditions that have enabled it. AudioMind the gap: women and leadership in the NHS A podcast about big ideas in health and care. Episode three: is there a glass ceiling for women in health and care? Helen McKenna talks about leadership and gender in the NHS with Jane Dacre, Anne-Marie Archard, Sam Jones and Deborah Ward.BlogWhat can cities in England learn from other countries about population health? As we publish a new report on population health, Chris Naylor asks whether it is time for cities to have more powers to improve the health of their populations.Press releaseDevolved powers could help make cities healthier Metro Mayors and other city leaders should be empowered to take greater responsibility for improving the health of the nation’s cities, a new report by The King’s Fund argues. ArticleIntegrated care has the potential to improve health outcomes Chris Ham and Anna Charles outline the findings and recommendations of the Health and Social Care Committee’s review of integrated care development in the NHS.ArticleAn alternative day in the life of a GP What would a day in the life of a GP working in an innovative model of general practice look like? We pull together a typical day based on the experiences of GPs we met in researching Innovative models of general practice.ReportInnovative models of general practice We look at innovative models of general practice from the UK and other countries and identify key design features we believe will be important in designing effective GP services in the future.Long readUsing data in the NHS: the implications of the opt-out and GDPR Harry Evans explores the use of data in the NHS, the systems in place for protecting it and what GDPR and the opt-out might mean for the future.BlogShould free personal care be available in England? Simon Bottery explores a key social care difference between England and Scotland and considers whether it’s time for change. ArticleAn open letter: a long-term funding settlement for the NHS An open letter to the Prime Minister from The King's Fund, The Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation about a long-term funding settlement for the NHS.Paid eventDigital health and care congress 2018 Chris Ham awarded a knighthood The King’s Fund’s Chief Executive has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to health policy and management.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.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.Our impact How do we measure the impact of our policy and leadership development work? Read our impact stories to find out.VideoHow 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.