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Report How is the NHS performing? November 2016: Quarterly Monitoring Report The 21st quarterly monitoring report from The King's Fund provides an update on how the NHS is coping as it continues to grapple with productivity and reform challenges under continued financial pressure. Article The Autumn Statement: six graphics In a joint briefing, The King's Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation analyse the action the government needs to take in its Autumn Statement. Report The Autumn Statement 2016: Joint statement on health and social care In a joint briefing, The King's Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation analyse the action the government needs to take in its Autumn Statement. Evidence and consultation House of Lords Select Committee: long-term sustainability of the NHS: Evidence submission Evidence submission from The King's Fund to the House of Lords Select Committee on the long-term sustainability of the NHS. Report How is the NHS performing? September 2016: Quarterly Monitoring Report The 20th quarterly monitoring report from The King's Fund provides an update on how the NHS is coping as it continues to grapple with productivity and reform challenges under continued financial pressure. Article I'm an individual – not just a patient in the system: Angela Camber on the importance of treating 'the whole person' Angela Camber comments on her experience as a patient in the health care system. Article The important third dimension for integrated care: Chris Naylor on bringing together physical and mental health Chris Naylor on bringing together physical and mental health - the third dimension for integrated care. Report Deficits in the NHS 2016 Our briefing explores deficits in the NHS, including a consideration of their underlying drivers and the strategies being employed to tackle them. Report Five big issues for health and social care after the Brexit vote 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. Report How is the NHS performing? May 2016: Quarterly Monitoring Report The latest quarterly monitoring report from The King's Fund finds that nearly two-thirds of NHS trusts and more than half of clinical commissioning groups say the quality of patient care in their area has deteriorated over the past year. Article The Fourth Whitehall Lecture: What needs to be done to secure the future of the NHS? Lecture given by Chris Ham to the Cambridge Whitehall Group on 9 December 2015 Lecture given by Chris Ham to the Cambridge Whitehall Group on 9 December 2015. Long read Tackling the growing crisis in the NHS: An agenda for action Drawing on our previous work and a lecture given by Chris Ham to the Cambridge Whitehall Group, we offer some practical solutions to help the NHS address one of the biggest crises in its history. Article NHS in England embraces collaboration in tackling biggest crisis in its history In this article for the British Medical Journal, Chris Ham and Hugh Alderwick consider the development of sustainability and transformation plans in the NHS. Report Bringing together physical and mental health: A new frontier for integrated care Our report looks at the integration of physical and mental health. The authors discuss 10 areas that offer some of the biggest opportunities for improving quality and controlling costs. Article 10 priorities for integrating physical and mental health 10 areas where there is scope to improve integration between physical and mental health, from public health to acute hospital care. Evidence and consultation House of Commons Health Committee inquiry on the impact of the Spending Review on health and social care: Evidence submission This submission to the House of Commons Health Committee inquiry presents our views on the impact of the Spending Review on health and social care. Report How is the NHS performing? February 2016: Quarterly Monitoring Report The latest quarterly monitoring report from The King's Fund finds that more than two thirds of trusts (67 per cent) and 9 out of 10 (89 per cent) acute hospitals are forecasting a deficit at the end of 2015/16. Article Getting the measure of this year's NHS planning guidance In this article for the Health Service Journal, Helen McKenna discusses the impact of the recent NHS planning guidance. Report What the planning guidance means for the NHS: 2016/17 and beyond Our briefing considers some of the key publications and policy announcements that have come out in the wake of the 2015 Spending Review and offers a commentary on what they might mean for the future policy landscape. 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.