Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: Evidence and consultation All publications Reports Long reads 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 Community services Emergency care General practice (-) Hospital care Maternity services Mental health Public health Sexual health care Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Sustainability and transformation plans Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Health inequalities (-) Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Brexit Commissioning and contracting (-) Devolution Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances NHS five year forward view NHS long-term plan Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2008 2011 2012 2016 Evidence and consultation Self-sufficient local government: 100 per cent business rates retention: Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation The King's Fund's response to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation on self-sufficient local government. Evidence and consultation Integrated care for patients and populations: Improving outcomes by working together: A report to the Department of Health and the NHS Future Forum This report from The King's Fund and Nuffield Trust is intended to support the Department of Health's development of a national strategy on integrated health and social care. Evidence and consultation Consultation response: Improving dignity in care Joanna Goodrich submits our consultation on improving dignity in care to the Partnership on Dignity in Care (Age UK, NHS Confederation and Local Government Group). Evidence and consultation Briefing: Reconfiguring hospital services The King's Fund's briefing on reconfiguration calls for radical changes to streamline the process for reorganising hospital services and to prevent politicians from blocking essential changes that would improve the quality and safety of NHS care. Evidence and consultation Briefing: Patient choice Patient choice has been a major theme of the Labour government's public sector modernisation programme. This briefing looks at the development of reforms to give patients a choice of provider for their planned hospital care. 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.