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 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 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 GSK IMPACT Awards The GSK IMPACT awards recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people's health. Active project NHS winter pressures We bring together a range of our commentary and analysis to explore the reasons for the extreme pressure on health services this winter. Active project Information overload: reporting requirements on NHS trusts A project to examine how information is used, what for and what value it delivers within an organisation. Active project How should the NHS be funded? With the NHS under huge financial pressure, questions are being raised about the sustainability of its funding model. Here we pull together a range of content around the NHS funding debate. Completed project The impact of NHS financial pressures on patient care This project explores whether the unprecedented slowdown in NHS funding growth since 2010 has affected patients' access to high-quality care, and whether financial pressures are felt differently in different parts of the health system. 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. Completed 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. 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 CQC provider ratings and their impact on care quality Research examining how health and social care providers, the public and other key stakeholders have responded to Care Quality Commission performance ratings. 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. Active project Quarterly monitoring report (QMR) How is the NHS performing? Our quarterly monitoring reports provide a regular update on how the NHS in England is performing. We examine the views of finance directors on the productivity challenge they face, as well as key NHS performance data. Completed project Midwifery regulation in the United Kingdom In 2014, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) commissioned The King's Fund to undertake a review of midwifery regulation in the United Kingdom. Completed project A Transformation Fund to sustain the future of the NHS The King's Fund and The Health Foundation have called for transformation funds to finance and drive forward essential changes to services. Completed project Dalton review Sir David Dalton's review on new options for providers of NHS care considered issues such as single leadership teams for networks of hospitals and services. Completed project Evaluation of the CQC's acute hospital regulatory model We are working with Manchester Business School to examine how the new approach to acute hospital inspection works, how well it measures hospitals' performance, how it is implemented and what impact it has. Completed project Experience-based co-design toolkit This toolkit outlines a powerful and effective way of improving patients' experience of services. Completed project Developing the CQC's approach to the assessment of leadership, culture and governance We developed a conceptual model and supporting tools for assessing culture and leadership that will be used by the CQC in their inspections from April 2014. 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.