Notes to editors
1. For further information please contact the King’s Fund’s media and public relations office on 020 7307 2585 or 07831 554927. An ISDN line is available for interview on 020 7637 0185.
2. The Appleby Report is available here and in addition from the Kings Fund website.
3. Professor John Appleby has researched and published widely on many aspects of health service funding, rationing, resource allocation and performance. He previously worked as an economist with the NHS in Birmingham and London, and at the universities of Birmingham and East Anglia as Senior Lecturer in health economics. He is a visiting Professor at the department of economics at City University.
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 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.