Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports Articles Evidence and consultations 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 (-) Emergency care End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design System leadership (-) Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Health inequalities Patient experience Patient safety Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2002 2006 2007 2009 2010 (-) 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Evidence and consultation Data briefing: Emergency bed use: What the numbers tell us Our data briefing looks at the trends emerging in emergency admissions and hospital bed use in the NHS. What do the numbers tell us? Report Social enterprise in health care: Promoting organisational autonomy and staff engagement The government is committed to the development of social enterprises to deliver health and social care. But will these new organisations and their leaders have the necessary skills to manage the risks and establish themselves as viable organisations in an increasingly competitive market? Article Social enterprise in health care: The rhetoric and reality The coalition has pledged to create 'the largest social enterprise sector in the world'. However, is the reality living up to this vision? Report The voluntary and community sector in health: Implications of the proposed NHS reforms What role will the voluntary and community sector play in health and social care if the government's proposed reforms go ahead? This report discusses the opportunities for the sector, but also addresses the risks it may face. Report Recent trends in leadership: Thinking and action in the public and voluntary service sectors This supporting paper reviews recent developments in leadership, using the Warwick 6 C Leadership Framework to organise the evidence. 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.