Notes to editors
1. For further information or interviews, please contact The King's Fund media and public relations office on 020 7307 2585.
2. The King's Fund recently published the report On Being a Doctor: Redefining medical professionalism for better patient care. It brings together all the key players to discuss how doctors need to respond to changing expectations and what they require in return.
3. The King's Fund is holding a breakfast discussion on 14 December, 2004 to examine the issues raised in the report. Speakers include Professor Carol Black, President of the Royal College of Physicians, Dame Deirdre Hutton, Chair of the National Consumer Council, and Health Minister John Hutton. To attend, please contact the Media and PR office on tel: 020 7307 2585.
4. 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 grants. We are a major resource to people working in health, offering leadership and education courses; seminars and workshops; publications; information and library services; and conference and meeting facilities.