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 Leadership behaviours in high-performing acute NHS providers This project aims to provide leaders from across the NHS with a perspective on what it takes to deliver successful outcomes. Completed project Practical approaches to delivering better value in the NHS A project to understand the challenges that frontline clinical, operational and managerial leaders encounter in pursuing better-value health care. 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 Spring Budget 2017 A collection of work on NHS and social care funding and finances of particular relevance to the Spring Budget 2017. Active project Frontline clinical care in acute hospitals Our research looks at pressures on frontline clinical care in acute hospitals. Active project Is the NHS in crisis? The NHS is struggling to cope with record demand and social care services are stretched to the limit. We look at the pressures on services and what needs to be done to put the system on a sustainable footing for the future. 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 Autumn Statement 2016 The Autumn Statement was announced on 23 November 2016. It was the current government's first major economic statement and has set the financial context in which the health and social care system will operate going forward. 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 Spending Review 2015 By setting out how much funding will be available up to 2019/20, the Spending Review has defined the context in which health and care services are delivered for the rest of the parliament. 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 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 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 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 Clinicians' use of cost and quality information: the role of service-line management This project looks at how clinicians, working alongside general management and finance colleagues, use data on cost and quality to help them to manage their services. 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 From Ward to Board This project examined the role executive nurses can play to influence the clinical quality agenda at ward level. 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. 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.