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 Frontline clinical care in acute hospitals Our research looks at pressures on frontline clinical care in acute hospitals. Active project Quality improvement in mental health care Our project focuses on clinical and non-clinical leaders in NHS mental health care trusts to understand how they can help build a culture of quality improvement within their organisations. 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 Carter review on productivity in NHS hospitals A selection of our work on topics related to the Carter review of efficiency in NHS hospitals: value, productivity and variations in health care. Completed project Integrating physical and mental health This project explored what an integrated approach towards physical and mental health should involve. Active project Alternative guides to health care Four animations that explain how the health and care system in England works, including the NHS as a whole, urgent and emergency care and mental health. Completed project Specialists working in out-of-hospital settings This project looked at new models of service provision in which specialists deliver, or facilitate the delivery of, care outside of the traditional hospital setting. Completed project Reducing acute care bed utilisation Analysing how acute care beds are being used in the NHS in England, and considering the pressure placed on availability by the NHS reforms. Completed project Mental health and long-term conditions: the cost of co-morbidity We worked with partners to review the research evidence on the extent of co-morbidities and their impact on the quality and cost of care. Completed project Mental health and the productivity challenge This project explored opportunities to re-design mental health services in order to improve productivity, but without sacrificing quality of care. Completed project Partners for Health in London This project aims to assist health care providers in London to make explicit their ideas and explanations about how and why particular health care innovations work. Completed project Predicting and reducing re-admission to hospital Between 2005 and 2007, The King's Fund was commissioned to produce software tools and models to identify individuals at high risk of re-admission to hospital.