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 Public health Mental health General practice Adult social care Community services Emergency care End-of-life care Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Sexual health care New models of care Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Accountable care Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Health and wellbeing boards Clinical commissioning groups Workforce and skills Voluntary and community sector System leadership Sustainability and transformation plans Quality improvement Patients, people and society Patient experience Technology and data Volunteers Patient safety Patient involvement Older people Housing Health inequalities Public opinion Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Health and Social Care Act 2012 Social care finances Performance Productivity NHS five year forward view Access to care Completed project Schwartz Center Rounds® Schwartz Center Rounds' provide a monthly, one-hour session for staff from all disciplines to discuss difficult emotional and social issues arising from patient care. Completed project Experiences of care We have spoken to a number of staff and carers about their experiences of care in the NHS. 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. Completed project General Election 2010 During the general election we provided commentary and analysis on the health and social care issues of the three main parties. You can still see the manifesto guides, audio and video content and key election questions. Completed project Commission on leadership and management in the NHS With the NHS facing unprecedented financial pressures and about to undergo radical reform, our commission assessed the leadership and management needs of the NHS. Completed project Enhancing the Healing Environment The Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) programme has encouraged and enabled nurse-led teams to work in partnership with patients to improve the environment in which they deliver care. Active project Health and wellbeing boards directory Our directory provides details and contact information for health and wellbeing boards and clinical commissioning groups in England. Completed project Co-ordinated care for people with complex chronic conditions This project involved an in-depth examination of approaches to care co-ordination undertaken in primary care settings in different parts of the UK. 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 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 Transforming NHS provider services through social enterprise Identifying the challenges for health organisations considering becoming a social enterprise, and the support they will need from the government. Completed project Environmental sustainability in health and social care We worked with the NHS Sustainable Development Unit to establish what evidence is needed to support health and social care services to become more environmentally sustainable. Completed project Mental health and long-term conditions: the cost of co-morbidity We worked with partners to review the research evidence on the extent of co-morbidities and their impact on the quality and cost of care. Completed project Reforming the NHS: changes to the Health and Social Care Bill In our review of changes to the Health and Social Care Bill, we ask – what are the impacts of the proposed reforms, and what is yet to be resolved. 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 European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies The King's Fund worked with the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies to take on the role as national lead institute for England. Completed project The Health and Social Care Bill The Health and Social Care Bill represented the biggest shake-up of the NHS since its inception. Read our commentary and analysis on the Bill before it became the Health and Social Care Act. Completed project Learning from other health systems As part of our work to improve health care in England, we also look to learn from international evidence. Here is a selection of our internationally focused work, plus links to resources. Completed project The NHS White Paper The White Paper, Equity and Excellence: liberating the NHS, represented one of the biggest shake ups of the health system since the NHS was established. We looked at the issues that it raised and analysed the reforms it suggested.