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 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 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 1998 2002 2003 2004 (-) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Report Regulating Health Care: The way forward How should the roles of government and independent regulators change in the context of NHS reforms? Evidence and consultation Changes in primary care trusts: Consultation response Our response to the Health Select Committee's inquiry into potential changes to primary care trusts' functions and numbers arising from the Department of Health document, 'Commissioning a Patient-led NHS'. Evidence and consultation Wider view of regulation in health and social care: Consultation response This paper is a response to the Department of Health's review of the regulatory framework for the health and social care sector. Article Enhancing the Healing Environment: NHS Directory An article for the NHS Directory on the Enhancing the Healing Environment programme. Report Putting Health in Local Hands: Early experiences of Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Reveals how one of the first foundation hospitals implemented its governance arrangements, and explores the emerging role of trust members and governors and their relationship with the board of directors. Article NHS foundation trusts Richard Lewis argues that the Healthcare Commission's review offers something for both proponents and detractors. Report Governing Foundation Trusts: A new era for public accountability Our paper on governing foundation trusts looks at the early experiences of foundation trust governors and considers the role they play in health care. Commissioned report Measuring NHS Success: Can patients' views on health outcomes help to manage performance? The NHS regularly measures and monitors aspects of its performance. If it started routinely measuring patients' health-related quality-of-life outcomes too, what would be the benefits? 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.