Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports Evidence and consultations Commissioned reports 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 End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Mental health (-) Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Health inequalities Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Performance Productivity Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 (-) 2003 2004 (-) 2005 2006 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Commissioned report Sustainable Food and the NHS How can hospitals manage food procurement sustainably and promote healthy eating? Includes a framework for assessing procurement and catering practices and offers recommendations for policies, menu designs and contract specifications. Evidence and consultation Smoke-free elements of the Health Improvement and Protection Bill: Consultation response This paper considers the proposed smoking ban outlined in the White Paper 'Choosing Health: Making health choices easier' and argues that it is a form of stewardship needed for the public good. Report Nanny or Steward? The role of government in public health What actions can governments take to influence individual and collective behaviour to reduce health risks, and how does state intervention impact on public health? Report Community Renewal and Mental Health: Strengthening the links Aims to help workers supporting people with mental health problems and community stakeholders understand each other's perspectives to produce an integrated approach to boosting social inclusion. Report Ethnic Diversity and Mental Health in London: Recent developments This paper looks at developments in mental health care for black and minority ethnic communities. Report Auditing Age Discrimination: A practical approach to promoting age equality in health and social care Discrimination against older people is an increasingly high-profile problem, but it can be hard to define. This guide explains how to gather and assess evidence of age discrimination in health. 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.