Independent views on health and social care from The King's Fund. All of our reports and findings from our projects are available to buy or download.

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  1. How is the NHS performing? June 2017

    Quarterly Monitoring Report 1 Jun 2017

    Our quarterly monitoring report combines analysis of the latest NHS performance data with unique insight from NHS trust and CCG finance directors, and from general practitioners – providing a comprehensive overview of how the NHS is faring.

  2. NHS estates

    Review of the evidence 22 May 2017

    This evidence review was commissioned by the Department of Health as part of the independent review of NHS estates and property being undertaken by Sir Robert Naylor.

  3. Cascading Leadership: a new model to support leadership in the voluntary and community sector

    18 May 2017
    We outline the importance of investing in leadership in the voluntary and community sector, sharing the results of an external evaluation of the Cascading Leadership programme.
  4. Mental health and new models of care

    Lessons from the vanguards 18 May 2017

    New care models need to make more of opportunities to improve care through integrated approaches to mental health, according to our report, jointly published with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

  5. Leading across the health and care system

    Lessons from experience 9 May 2017

    This paper offers those who are leading new systems of care some guidance on how to address the challenges they face. It draws on the Fund’s work on the development of new care models, sustainability and transformation plans, and accountable care organisations.

  6. Caring to change

    How compassionate leadership can stimulate innovation in health care 4 May 2017

    This paper looks at compassion as a core cultural value of the NHS and how compassionate leadership results in a working environment that encourages people to find new and improved ways of doing things.

  7. Organising care at the NHS front line

    Who is responsible? 3 May 2017

    What are the challenges facing frontline clinicians today and what could they do to improve the quality of care? Our report presents a range of views from clinicians, managers, quality improvement champions and patients.

  8. The future of HIV services in England

    Shaping the response to changing needs 25 Apr 2017

    This report explores the challenges and opportunities facing HIV services in four areas in England, and makes recommendations on future development to those in national and local leadership roles.

  9. Public satisfaction with the NHS in 2016

    30 Mar 2017
    Results and trends from the British Social Attitudes survey.
  10. How health care is funded

    23 Mar 2017
    The way that health care is funded varies between different countries. Here we explain the main models used in their purest form, although most countries typically use a combination of these methods.