Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: Article 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 General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical leadership Health and wellbeing boards Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Children and young people Housing Older people Patient experience Patient safety Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2001 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 (-) 2010 2011 2012 (-) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Article How to relieve pressure on the NHS Angela Coulter writes about the house of care, a new model which places the patient at the heart of the delivery system and encourages personalised care planning. Article Supporting poorly performing NHS hospitals to improve Chris Ham comments on Jeremy Hunt's plans to ask high-performing NHS hospitals to provide support to poorly performing hospitals to enable them to improve the quality and safety of patient care. Article Hospitals: is bigger better? In the latest edition of our Insight magazine, we talk to Nigel Edwards, Senior Fellow at The King's Fund, about the problems often faced by smaller hospitals and how these problems could be overcome. Article Securing the future of general practice: new models of primary care This report from the Nuffield Trust and The King’s Fund examines the new GP organisations forming to allow care provision at greater scale. Article An opportunity for local government to influence future health policy Richard Humphries writes about a deepening structural fault line between the NHS and social care providers. Article Kent telehealth pilot study Mike Clark describes the programme, set up by Kent County Council, to help 250 people with long-term conditions to live independently using telehealth. Article Impact of the health White Paper: what do doctors think? The King's Fund and Doctors.net.uk have commissioned a survey to find out how doctors feel about the plans set out in the coalition government's health White Paper. Article The experience of implementing choice at point of referral: a comparison of the Netherlands and England This paper compares the implementation of electronic referral systems in England ('Choose and Book') and in a region of the Netherlands ('ZorgDomein'). 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.