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 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. 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 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 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 Experience-based co-design toolkit This toolkit outlines a powerful and effective way of improving patients' experience of 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 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 Understanding patients' choice at the point of referral Exploring the factors which influence patients when making decisions about which hospital to attend for treatment.