Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: Evidence and consultation 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 Community services Emergency care General practice Mental health Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting NHS finances Year 2005 2006 (-) 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Evidence and consultation Practice-based commissioning briefing This briefing explores some of the questions and issues relating to practice-based commissioning in England, examines the pace of implementation and offers some analysis of the impact – current and future – on NHS services. Evidence and consultation Briefing: NHS finances 2006/7: From deficit to a sustainable surplus? This briefing analyses the latest figures and data extracted from NHS trust boards, to assess the scale of the challenges to the financial security of the NHS in the future. Evidence and consultation Department of Health consultation on options for the future of Payment by Results: 2008/9 to 2010/11: Consultation response This paper supports the challenges set out by the Department of Health for Payments by Results, but asks if its goals are likely to conflict in practice. Evidence and consultation Department of Health consultation on the commissioning framework for health and wellbeing: Consultation response This paper responds to the Department of Health's consultation on the commissioning framework for health and wellbeing, which is part of wider reforms to change the role of primary care trusts (PCTs) from providers to commissioners. Evidence and consultation Supervised community treatment briefing One of the most controversial proposals in the government's Mental Health Bill is the introduction of supervised community treatment (SCT). This briefing explores some of the surrounding issues and the available evidence on the likely effect of SCT. 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.