Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports Articles Evidence and consultations 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 Cancer services Emergency care End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design System leadership Voluntary and community sector (-) Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Health inequalities Patient experience Patient safety Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity (-) Social care finances Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 (-) 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Article Care will get worse unless politicians make tough calls In an article for the Independent, Chris Ham explains that improvements in services will only if politicians are willing to support doctors and managers. Article Dilnot report verdict: adopt these proposals now, much work lies ahead Richard Humphries gives his verdict on the publication of the Dilnot report. Article The NHS management workforce Using data from the Binley's Database of NHS Management, this paper analyses the NHS management workforce. Evidence and consultation Response to the Department of Health's consultation on Liberating the NHS: Developing the healthcare workforce We respond to the Department of Health's consultation on Liberating the NHS: Developing the healthcare workforce Report Social care funding and the NHS: An impending crisis? Social care funding has increased in real terms for the past decade, but this paper examines the trends in spending and the potential funding gap of £1billion by 2014 unless councils can achieve unprecedented efficiency savings. Evidence and consultation Our submission to the call for evidence on the future funding of care and support We give our response to the Dilnot Commission's call for evidence on social care funding. Subscribe to our Weekly Update newsletterBlog: Comment and analysis on the key issues in health and social care All blog posts from The King's Fund. Search our database of health and care policy literatureHealth and care explained: How does the health and care system work? How is it changing?This selection of content aims to make sense of the health and care system – including videos, articles, illustrated summaries and more.