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 Clinical commissioning groups (-) Clinical leadership Equality and diversity 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 General election 2019 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 Healthy communities together The King's Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund are joining forces to support genuine partnership-working in local areas between the voluntary and community sector, the NHS and local authorities to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. 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 Supporting the Healthy New Towns programme We are working with NHS England and other partners to support the Healthy New Towns programme. The programme provides an important opportunity to learn how local areas can use major new housing developments as an opportunity to promote population health and deliver 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 A vision for the future of community-based health services Our work to develop a vision for the future of community-based health services. Completed project Older people’s experiences of district nursing services This project was done to improve our understanding of quality in district nursing services by learning from the experiences of older people receiving care, their informal carers and district nursing staff. 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 Quality in community health services The project explored how providers of community health services in England are monitoring, managing and improving the quality of their services. 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 Experience-based co-design toolkit This toolkit outlines a powerful and effective way of improving patients' experience of services. 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 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. 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 The 21st-century doctor A project to engage medical students around the country in the issues surrounding medical professionalism. Completed project The future of community health services Examines the issues faced by primary care trusts in determining the future of primary care services patients receive in the community. Completed project Understanding patients' choice at the point of referral Exploring the factors which influence patients when making decisions about which hospital to attend for treatment.