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 Cancer services Community services Emergency care General practice Hospital care Mental health New models of care Public health Sexual health care Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Sustainability and transformation plans System leadership Voluntary and community sector (-) Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Children and young people Health inequalities Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Public opinion Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Brexit Commissioning and contracting General election 2017 Governance and regulation NHS finances NHS five year forward view 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 What impact will Brexit have on the health and social care workforce? big election questions Ahead of the general election, we consider the impact Brexit will have on the health and social care workforce. Article Is there too much bureaucracy in the NHS? big election questions Ahead of the general election, we explore whether there is too much bureaucracy in the NHS. Article Is the government on track to get 5,000 more doctors working in general practice by 2020? Ahead of the general election, we explore how far the government has come in meeting its pledge to get 5,000 more doctors working in general practice by 2020. Article Organising care at the NHS front line Quality improvement is best led not by regulators but by those who care for patients, say Chris Ham and Don Berwick Report Counting the Smiles: Morale and motivation in the NHS A motivated workforce is vital if the government is to achieve its plans to modernise the NHS. This research summary looks at what can be done to ensure and sustain morale. Report Great to be Grey Explores how the NHS could reverse the growing number of experienced, skilled older workers taking early retirement, and argues that sustained commitment is needed to make older people feel valued. Report Old Habits Die Hard: Tackling age discrimination in health and social care Identifies a lack of tools to help combat age discrimination in the health and social care sectors, and offers guidance on policies to help eradicate ageist practices from the NHS. 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.