Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports 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 Community services General practice Hospital care Mental health Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Health inequalities Patient experience Patient involvement Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation (-) NHS finances Performance Social care finances Year 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 (-) 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Report Windmill 2009: NHS response to the financial storm The era of unprecedented investment in health care is over, and prospects for future funding now look bleak. But how will the NHS respond? We used a behavioural simultation to test the possibilities. Report How cold will it be? Prospects for NHS funding: 2011-2017 Starting with a look at historical funding for the NHS, The King's Fund and the Institute for Fiscal Studies set out three possible future funding scenarios and their consequences. Evidence and consultation Briefing: Funding adult social care in England Teresa Poole sets out how adult social care is currently funded, outlines some of the main criticisms of the current arrangements and describes the types of changes the government might consider for its reform. 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.