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 Primary care networks Our work explores what primary care networks (PCNs) are, how they are developing, as well as the challenges and opportunities this latest form of GP collaboration presents. Completed project Innovative models of care delivery in general practice We look at innovative models of general practice from the UK and other countries and identify key design features we believe will be important in designing effective GP services in the future. Completed project Frontline clinical care in acute hospitals Our research looks at pressures on frontline clinical care in acute hospitals. Completed project Volunteering in general practice This project brings together information on volunteering in general practice across England. 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. Active project Our work with CQC on a tool to assess leadership and culture in primary health care We've partnered with the Care Quality Commission to develop a self-assessment tool aimed at improving leadership and culture in primary health care. Completed project Pressures in general practice This project aims to increase our understanding of the workload in general practice and why GPs report feeling under so much pressure, and to make recommendations about what might be done. Completed project The evolution of clinical commissioning: learning from local experience We worked with the Nuffield Trust to understand the development of CCGs and the challenges they face. 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 Quality and Outcomes Framework Aims to examine the quality of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) on general practice, public health outcomes and health inequalities in England. Completed project Inquiry into the quality of general practice in England The King's Fund ran an 18-month inquiry into the quality of general practice in England. Completed project Assessing the evidence on polyclinics A major piece of research to find out if GP-led health centres can really deliver better, more integrated care and bring down costs. Completed project Practice-based commissioning Our research from 2008 aimed to identify barriers limiting the success of practice-based commissioning. 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.