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Press release Offer £5,200 grants to nursing students and ramp up overseas recruitment to stop NHS workforce crisis Urgent measures are needed to prevent the health and care workforce crisis from worsening, says a new joint report from The King’s Fund, the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation. Press release Health and wellbeing charities win prestigious GSK IMPACT Awards Ten charities have been selected from more than 370 organisations across the UK to win a 2019 GSK IMPACT Award, run in partnership with The King’s Fund. Press release The King's Fund responds to the findings of the NHS staff survey ‘This year’s NHS staff survey underlines the scale of the workforce crisis facing the service,' says Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Organisational Development at The King’s Fund. Press release The King's Fund responds to the Topol review The Topol review makes a number of welcome recommendations to create a digitally-savvy workforce with the knowledge and flexibility to embrace emerging technologies, according to Harry Evans, researcher at The King's Fund. Press release The King's Fund response to the NHS long-term plan This is an ambitious plan that includes a number of commitments which – if delivered – will improve the lives of many people. NHS leaders should be applauded for focusing on improving services outside hospitals and moving towards more joined-up, preventative and personalised care for patients. But some significant pieces of the jigsaw are still missing, and there should be no illusions about the scale of the challenge ahead. Press release Mental health funding squeeze has lengthened waiting times, say NHS finance leads Our latest quarterly monitoring report also finds that despite NHS England meeting its commitment to increase its investment in mental health, nearly a quarter of mental health trusts recorded a reduction in income between 2016/17 and 2017/18. Press release The King's Fund responds to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act Today's review signals the need for a culture shift, where the rights and dignity of patients come first. Press release Volunteers reduce pressure on frontline NHS staff, report finds Volunteers in hospitals play a vital role in improving the experience of patients and relieving pressure on frontline staff, according to a new report from The King’s Fund. Press release The King’s Fund response to Matt Hancock’s speech on leadership ‘The Secretary of State is right to emphasise the importance of leadership and culture but the challenge is to translate this ambition into reality' says Suzie Bailey. Press release Staffing shortfall of almost 250,000 by 2030 is major risk to NHS long-term plan, experts warn Critical and lasting shortages in the healthcare workforce mean that the forthcoming NHS long-term plan risks becoming an unachievable ‘wish list’ of initiatives to improve the health service, according to a new briefing by The King's Fund, the Health Foundation and Nuffield Trust. 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 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 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 The King's Fund responds to the CQC 2017 NHS adult inpatient survey 'These latest findings, from one of the largest national patient surveys, show patient experience in hospitals is holding up remarkably well and has even seen some improvements since last year particularly around communication between staff and patients.' Press release NHS reforms have failed to take the politics out of the NHS The creation of NHS England has failed to take the politics out of healthcare provision in England, argues a new report from the Institute for Government and The King’s Fund. Press release Community health and wellbeing charities win GSK IMPACT Awards for excellence Eight charities from across the UK have won a prestigious national award for improving health and wellbeing in their communities. The charities have each won a 2018 GSK IMPACT Award, run in partnership with The King’s Fund, and will receive £30,000 as part of the prize.