Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports Articles Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Topics Health and care services General practice Hospital care (-) Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Older people Year 1999 2000 (-) 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Article Inverse care law The inverse care law describes a perverse relationship between the need for health care and its actual utilisation. John Appleby and Chris Deeming discuss this relationship in this Health Service Journal paper. Report Voices, Values and Health: Involving the public in moral decisions Looks at public involvement in policy debates around health-related values via a study on attitudes in London. 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.