Notes to editors
1. For further information or interviews, please contact the King’s Fund media and public relations office on 020 7307 2585. An ISDN line is available for interviews on 020 7637 0185.
2. The King's Fund published Governing Foundation Trusts: A new era for public accountability on Monday, 12 May 2005. The report explored possible roles for governors drawing on evidence from a national workshop which for the first time brought together foundation trust governors from all over England. Fourteen of the 20 'first wave' Trusts were represented at the event organised by the King’s Fund in January 2005.
3. The King's Fund is an independent charitable foundation working for better health, especially in London. We carry out research, policy analysis and development activities, working on our own, in partnerships, and through funding. We are a major resource to people working in health, offering leadership development programmes; seminars and workshops; publications; information and library services; and conference and meeting facilities.