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 Adult social care Community services Emergency care End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Mental health Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Health and wellbeing boards Integrated care Local service design Patient leadership Quality improvement Voluntary and community sector (-) Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Health inequalities Housing Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Public opinion Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting (-) Devolution Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 (-) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Article Compassionate care means rooting out staff stress Following the government’s response to the Francis report, Michael West looks at why fostering compassion should be about relieving stresses on staff, not threatening criminal sanctions. Report Revalidation: The early experiences and views of responsible officers from London This paper summarises the results of a small research study designed to capture the experiences of, and reflections on, revalidation of responsible officers in London. Report NHS and social care workforce: Meeting our needs now and in the future? The NHS and social care workforce is the primary driver of future health and social care costs. So it's important to ensure that the workforce of today is prepared for the health and social care needs of the future. Report The four UK health systems: Learning from each other This paper aims to probe what it sees as a woefully under-explored area: the differences between the United Kingdom's four separate health systems. 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.