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Guest blog
27 April 2017

Ahead of the publication of our report, Organising care at the NHS front line, Elin Roddy shares her experience of providing care for acutely ill medical patients.

26 April 2017

In the fourth of a series of blogs looking back at the history of The King’s Fund, Lynsey Hawker explores the work of the Fund’s Revenue and Propaganda Committee from the late 1920s into the 1930s.

24 April 2017 | Comments: 2

Chris Ham sets out five tests for assessing the credibility of expected commitments on health and social care in the parties’ election manifestos.

13 April 2017 | Comments: 7

David Buck explores whether machine learning can help find wider meaning in millions of unstructured online conversations about our health.

11 April 2017 | Comments: 1

How have elective hip replacement services been affected by wider financial pressures in the NHS? James Thompson looks at what the data shows.

7 April 2017

Does the NHS need more money? Where should the money come from? Harry Evans looks at public attitudes toward NHS funding.

5 April 2017 | Comments: 4

The extra £2 billion for adult social care announced in the Spring Budget will be gratefully received, but local councils now face tough choices about where to allocate the money. Richard Humphries considers the context.

4 April 2017

Hong-Anh Nguyen explores the major fundraising campaign undertaken by the Fund during the 1920s to aid London’s hospitals with their post-war financial deficits.

Ruth Robertson
3 April 2017 | Comments: 2

Ruth Robertson looks at the impact of wider financial pressures on genito-urinary medicine (GUM) services, and what this means for service users.

Ruth Robertson
30 March 2017 | Comments: 3

Ruth Robertson looks at the results from the latest British Social Attitudes survey.

Guest blog
Tom Nutt
29 March 2017 | Comments: 2

Examples of where care is compromised by resource constraints are often most evident in stories from the local community, says Tom Nutt, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Essex.

Guest blog
Nish Manek
27 March 2017

GP trainee Nish Manek reflects on her experiences from a leadership 'open space' event, and the opportunities and challenges of leadership roles in the NHS.

Ben Collins
24 March 2017 | Comments: 3

Ben Collins asks whether we are seeing the end of the purchaser-provider split as we know it.

23 March 2017 | Comments: 6

Chris Ham discusses the pros and cons of different countries’ approaches to funding health care, and looks at how our own model in the UK compares.

23 March 2017

Marcus Powell explores the NHS staff survey results and finds areas of excellence alongside areas for concern.

20 March 2017 | Comments: 1

The government’s Spring Budget U-turn makes it much less likely that the NHS will receive the additional funding it needs during this parliament, says Chris Ham.

Mandip Kaur
16 March 2017 | Comments: 1

What are the organisational development challenges in establishing a new service model? Mandip Kaur reflects on her experience at Forward Thinking Birmingham, an innovative mental health partnership.

14 March 2017 | Comments: 6

We know that financial and operational pressures in the NHS can affect patient care in a number of ways, but how and why does the impact vary across different service areas?

13 March 2017 | Comments: 5

Marcus Powell calls for investment in the 'extraordinary' leadership needed to implement sustainability and transformation plans.

10 March 2017 | Comments: 1

Susie Perks-Baker says that women need to learn to take care of themselves, as well as others, on their journey the top.

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