Projects Our projects combine original research with objective analysis to influence policy, support leaders and generate informed debate Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: Completed projects Active projects Completed projects 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 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 Accountable care Clinical commissioning groups (-) Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Health and wellbeing boards (-) Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Sustainability and transformation plans System leadership (-) Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Health inequalities Housing Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Public opinion Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting 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 Active project Compassionate and inclusive leadership Our work explores the role of, and supports, leaders in creating a culture of compassion and inclusion. Completed project Lessons from the Wigan Deal The Wigan Deal is a social contract between the council and the community. This project will examine how and why the Deal was developed, how it has been put into practice, and what others might learn from it. Active project Integrated care systems and patient insight As the health and social care system moves towards greater integration, the people best placed to tell us whether it is working are those it serves. We are looking to develop ways for integrated care systems to listen to and work with patients and users. Active project Big questions on integrated care Integrated care happens when NHS organisations work together to meet the needs of their local population. On this page we pull together some of our core content and recent commentary to help make sense of the developments in integrated care. Active project GSK IMPACT Awards The GSK IMPACT awards recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people's health. Completed project Integrated care systems: how are they emerging in England? This project aims to bring together information on how integrated care systems are developing in England; to identify learning for local and national leaders and share examples of good practice. Completed project Payment systems for accountable care in the NHS A project to clarify the choices commissioners face in relation to payment systems for integrated care. Completed project Embedding enhanced health care in care homes This project aims to help providers and commissioners to develop local approaches to improving integration of health and care services in care homes. Completed project The evolving NHS The NHS is evolving. Following the publication of the NHS five year forward view, a number of vanguard sites are developing new models of care in which commissioners and providers are working together in different ways to achieve closer integration of services. This change is happening quickly and has significant implications for the health and care system. Completed project Mental health in the vanguards The King's Fund is working in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists to understand the extent to which opportunities for mental and physical health integration are being realised in the vanguard sites. Completed project Integrating physical and mental health This project explored what an integrated approach towards physical and mental health should involve. Completed project Improving NHS culture It is now accepted that healthy cultures in NHS organisations are crucial to ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient care. So which characteristics are fundamental to a healthy culture? Completed project Learning network on integrated housing, care and health The National Housing Federation and The King's Fund launched a joint learning network on integrated housing, care and health. Completed project Integrated care collaborative programme for four communities Our integrated care collaborative programme focused on supporting communities to make integrated care happen. Completed project Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England The Barker Commission answered the question of whether having separate systems for health and social care is still fit for purpose. Completed project Commissioning and contracting for integrated care This research project examined how clinical commissioning groups and other commissioners can use their commissioning powers to promote the integrated delivery of care. Completed project Vision for volunteering in health This project looked at the role, size, scope and value of volunteering in the health and social care sector, and at how the health reforms will impact on volunteering. Active project Health and wellbeing boards directory Our directory provides details and contact information for health and wellbeing boards and clinical commissioning groups in England. Completed project Co-ordinated care for people with complex chronic conditions This project involved an in-depth examination of approaches to care co-ordination undertaken in primary care settings in different parts of the UK. Completed project A review of leadership in the NHS The 2012 leadership review examined the concept of leadership for engagement in health care, promoting engagement within teams, organisations and across the system to drive improvement.