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 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 What is social care and how does it work? Our series of short videos and related content is intended to help clarify what social care is, how it’s provided and paid for, and how it works with the NHS and other services. Completed project Volunteering in general practice This project brings together information on volunteering in general practice across England. 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 The sustainability of social care services A research project, working in partnership with the Nuffield Trust, to understand the effects of public spending reductions on social care services. 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 The NHS after the Health and Social Care Act The Health and Social Care Act 2012 created the most wide-ranging reforms to the NHS, since it was founded in 1948. We look at six key aspects of the new NHS after the Act came into force. 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 One year on from the Health and Social Care Act On the first anniversary of the Health and Social Care Act, we draw together some of our key resources and commentary on the reforms. Completed project The NHS at 65 The NHS turned 65 on 5 July 2013. To celebrate this special birthday, we published commentary and analysis of the health and social care system in England, including our animated alternative guide to the new NHS. Completed project The new NHS: economic regulation The Health and Social Care Act sets out Monitor's role as the regulator for health care with responsibility, among other things, for economic regulation in health 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. Completed project Transforming NHS provider services through social enterprise Identifying the challenges for health organisations considering becoming a social enterprise, and the support they will need from the government. Completed project Reforming the NHS: changes to the Health and Social Care Bill In our review of changes to the Health and Social Care Bill, we ask – what are the impacts of the proposed reforms, and what is yet to be resolved. Completed project The Health and Social Care Bill The Health and Social Care Bill represented the biggest shake-up of the NHS since its inception. Read our commentary and analysis on the Bill before it became the Health and Social Care Act. Completed project The NHS White Paper The White Paper, Equity and Excellence: liberating the NHS, represented one of the biggest shake ups of the health system since the NHS was established. We looked at the issues that it raised and analysed the reforms it suggested. Completed project Social care: reform of funding and delivery Seeks to maintain the momentum for change to the funding and delivery of the social care system. Completed project Caring choices: the future of social care funding A coalition of 15 organisations seeking to engage the public in debate about how social care should be funded and provided. Completed project Wanless Social Care Review Looks at the challenges facing social care up until 2025, and the resources that will be needed to meet them.