Guest author Jane Shepherd shares her personal experience of how decisions about health policy affect people living with HIV.
David Oliver explains why we should focus on issues at the NHS front line. Giving more time and thought to the experience of acutely ill medical patients would bring benefits to the entire health system.
Procrastination is no longer an option when it comes to tackling the difficult issues and moving forward with health technology, argues Harry Evans.
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.
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.
Chris Ham sets out five tests for assessing the credibility of expected commitments on health and social care in the parties’ election manifestos.
David Buck explores whether machine learning can help find wider meaning in millions of unstructured online conversations about our health.
How have elective hip replacement services been affected by wider financial pressures in the NHS? James Thompson looks at what the data shows.
Does the NHS need more money? Where should the money come from? Harry Evans looks at public attitudes toward NHS funding.
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.
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 looks at the impact of wider financial pressures on genito-urinary medicine (GUM) services, and what this means for service users.
Ruth Robertson looks at the results from the latest British Social Attitudes survey.
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.
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 asks whether we are seeing the end of the purchaser-provider split as we know it.
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.
Marcus Powell explores the NHS staff survey results and finds areas of excellence alongside areas for concern.
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.
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.