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Press release The King's Fund responds to today's update on Allied Healthcare from the CQC Responding to today’s update on Allied Healthcare from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, said: 'Over 13,000 people who rely on Allied Healthcare for care and support will be wondering what today’s warning from the CQC means for them.' Press release The King's Fund responds to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care's vision for prevention Commenting on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s vision for prevention, David Buck, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, said his emphasis on preventing ill health and the promise of a green paper are welcome. Press release The King's Fund responds to the 2018 Budget Responding to today’s Budget, Richard Murray, Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, said, 'The social care system cannot continue to get by on last-minute, piecemeal funding announcements.' Press release Leadership support programme for health charities launched The Cascading Leadership programme, a collaboration between The King’s Fund and the Big Lottery Fund using National Lottery money, has opened for applications today, Wednesday 24 October. Press release The King's Fund responds to new figures from NHS Digital on adult social care Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, responds to new figures from NHS Digital on adult social care in England. Press release London must grasp opportunity to improve health and care services, says new report The capital’s complex and cluttered health and care system is hampering plans to improve Londoners’ health, according to a new independent report from The King’s Fund. Press release The King's Fund responds to the CQC's State of Care 2017/18 report Richard Murray, Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, comments on the Care Quality Commission's State of Care report. Press release CQC inspection regime having an impact but there is room for improvement, landmark report finds CQC's ‘Ofsted-style’ inspection and rating regime is a significant improvement on the system it replaced, but it could be made more effective, according to the first major evaluation of the approach introduced in 2013 by The King's Fund and Alliance Manchester Business School. Press release The King's Fund responds to 'disturbing drop-off' in UK life expectancy Dr Veena Raleigh, Senior Fellow at The King's Fund, responds to the latest ONS data on UK life expectancy. Press release The King's Fund responds to report on NHS provider performance Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst at The King’s Fund, responds to the report on NHS provider performance in the first quarter of 2018/19. Press release Richard Murray announced as new Chief Executive of The King’s Fund Richard Murray, currently Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, has been appointed as its new Chief Executive. He will succeed Professor Sir Chris Ham, the current Chief Executive, who steps down at the end of 2018. Press release The King's Fund responds to new NHS figures The government must look at what the NHS needs to do to change how care is delivered and to guarantee that the right workforce is available into the future Press release The King's Fund comments on Local Government Association's social care Green Paper Richard Humphries, Senior Fellow at The King's Fund, comments on the Local Government Association's Green Paper for adult social care. Press release NHS trusts face worryingly high levels of senior vacancies A challenging mix of pressures facing NHS organisations, coupled with a culture of blaming individuals for system-wide problems, mean NHS trusts are facing significant difficulties in recruiting and retaining senior leaders, according to a new report from The King's Fund and NHS Providers. Press release Government should do more to improve the public’s health The government should look beyond the NHS and focus on a range of policies to improve the public’s health, including making effective use of tax and regulation, according to a new briefing from four leading research organisations. Press release NHS receives mixed scorecard in major analysis of international health systems Findings of a landmark new analysis of the NHS in an international context, published for the BBC as part of their programming for the NHS’s 70th birthday. Press release The King's Fund responds to new government measures to tackle childhood obesity The UK is the most obese nation in western Europe so we welcome the target to halve childhood obesity by 2030. The proposals to restrict the advertising of junk food and ban the sale of energy drinks to children signal a bolder and more active approach from the government. Press release New NHS funding must focus on services outside hospitals New funding must focus on services outside hospital including social care and community health services, according to NHS finance directors surveyed for the latest quarterly monitoring report from The King’s Fund. Press release The King's Fund responds to Prime Minister's announcement of new funding for the NHS The Prime Minister's announcement of new funding for the NHS is a welcome shot in the arm to get the NHS back on its feet but it will not provide the long term cure that would restore it to full health.