Publications

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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Topics
  1. Deficits in the NHS 2016

    11 Jul 2016

    Our new briefing explores deficits in the NHS, including a consideration of their underlying drivers and the strategies being employed to tackle them.

  2. Five big issues for health and social care after the Brexit vote

    30 Jun 2016

    In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, we consider what lies ahead for health and social care, and the five big issues that will need to be considered.

  3. Managing health services through devolved governance

    A perspective from Victoria, Australia 18 Nov 2015

    In 2014 The King’s Fund was approached by the health department in the Australian state of Victoria to undertake an independent review of the model of the state’s devolved governance of health services. This report presents the findings of our review.

  4. Devolution

    What it means for health and social care in England 11 Nov 2015

    This briefing describes the origins of devolution and explores key policy and implementation questions in relation to health and social care.

  5. Future organisational models for the NHS

    Perspectives for the Dalton review 1 Jul 2014
    • Candace Imison,
    • Chris Ham,
    • Chris Hopson,
    • Brad Stoltz,
    • Jonathon Fagge,
    • Nick Marsden,
    • Mike Deegan,
    • Steve Dunn,
    • Steve Melton,
    • Lucy Heller,
    • Anthony Marsh,
    • Andy Brogan,
    • David Hamlett
    Ahead of the Dalton review, which is examining ways to encourage the best providers to support those that are struggling, our paper with the Foundation Trust Network explores some of the organisational models that providers could use to meet their current strategic and financial challenges.
  6. Reforming the NHS from within

    Beyond hierarchy, inspection and markets 11 Jun 2014
    Our paper argues for a fundamental shift in how the NHS is reformed, learning from what has worked (and what has not) in England and elsewhere.
  7. Reforming the NHS from within

    Beyond hierarchy, inspection and markets 11 Jun 2014

    Our paper argues for a fundamental shift in how the NHS is reformed, learning from what has worked (and what has not) in England and elsewhere.

  8. Medical revalidation

    From compliance to commitment 14 Mar 2014
    Our qualitative assessment of the impact to date of medical revalidation on the behaviour of doctors and the culture of organisations within seven case study sites across England.
  9. Dealing with financially unsustainable providers: how will the failure regime work?

    19 Sep 2012
    This paper explains why a failure regime is required in the NHS, outlines how the failure regime for NHS trusts (currently being applied in South London) works and how the failure regime for foundation trusts introduced by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 will work in future.
  10. Service-line management

    Can it improve quality and efficiency? 26 Jan 2012
    How successfully are trusts implementing service-line management? This paper considers what helps and what hinders this way of working and the potential benefits of using this approach.

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