Breadcrumb Home Press centre and parliamentary activities Press releases Our comments in the media on health and social care and our work Search Apply The King's Fund position: our take on the key topics in health and care Listing Content Type Viewing: All press releases All press releases Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Topics Health and care services (-) Adult social care Cancer services Community services Emergency care (-) End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health New models of care Public health Sexual health care Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Health and wellbeing boards Integrated care Local service design Patient leadership Quality improvement Sustainability and transformation plans (-) System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Children and young people Health inequalities Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety (-) Public opinion Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Access to care Better Care Fund Commissioning and contracting Devolution General election 2017 Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 (-) NHS finances NHS five year forward view NHS long-term plan Performance Productivity Social care finances Press release The King's Fund responds to the 2019 Spending Round Sally Warren, Director of policy at The King’s Fund, responds to the 2019 Spending Round. Press release Response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee report on local government funding 'Years of cuts to local government funding are having a real impact on services that support the wellbeing of the whole community,' says Sally Warren, Director of Policy at The King's Fund. Press release BSA shows increasing difficulty booking GP appointments Beccy Baird, Senior Fellow at the King’s Fund, comments on the British Social Attitudes survey of public attitudes to emergency care. Press release The King's Fund responds to the latest monthly hospital performance data 'For the first time the winter crisis in A&E has merged straight into a summer crisis.' Richard Murray, Chief Executive at The King’s Fund responds to today’s NHS combined performance summary. Press release The King's Fund responds to the government's proposed changes to NHS pension rules Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst at The King’s Fund, comments on the government’s proposed changes to NHS pension rules. Press release The King's Fund responds to the government announcement on NHS funding and changes to NHS pensions Richard Murray, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund, comments on the government announcement of funding for the NHS and changes to NHS pensions. Press release The King's Fund responds to the government’s open consultation ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’ David Buck, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, responds to the government’s open consultation ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’ Press release Social care system ‘no longer fit for purpose’ : The King's Fund responds to the ADASS budget survey Sally Warren, Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, comments on the 2019 Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) budget survey, Press release The King's Fund responds to the announcement that Four Seasons Health Care has gone in to administration ‘The problems facing Four Seasons show the extreme pressure that the social care system in England is under,' says Simon Bottery at The King's Fund. Press release More people asking for social care support but fewer getting it as demand leaves social care system at crisis point Rising disability among working-age adults and a growth in the number of people over 65 is putting rising pressure on the adult social care system in England, new analysis from The King's Fund finds. Press release British public’s satisfaction with the NHS at lowest level in over a decade Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to its lowest level since 2007, according to analysis of the 2018 British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey published today by The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust. Press release The King’s Fund responds to the National Audit Office (NAO) report on NHS sustainability 'The NAO has laid bare just how difficult it will be to achieve the ambitions of the NHS long-term plan given where the NHS is starting from.' Richard Murray responds to the NAO report on NHS sustainability. 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 Relentless staff shortage leaves home care sector struggling Squeezed funding and staff shortages are severely affecting home care services in some areas, a new report from The King’s Fund and the University of York has found. Press release The King's Fund responds to NHS Improvement's report on the performance of the NHS provider sector Today’s report from NHS Improvement on the performance of the NHS provider sector in the second quarter of 2018, is a warning that the NHS is heading for another very tough winter, with rising demand for services and staff shortages taking an increasingly heavy toll on patient care. 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 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 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 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.