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 End-of-life care (-) General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions 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 Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2001 2002 2004 (-) 2005 2007 2008 (-) 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Evidence and consultation Briefing: General practice in England: An overview This briefing sets out how general practice is organised, contracted and financed; analyses the impact of recent government policy; and looks at future trends. Report PBC two years on: Moving forward and making a difference? This report examines the state of practice-based commissioning two years after a 2007 survey by The King's Fund and NHS Alliance found primary care trusts were struggling with implementation. Report The Future of Primary Care: Meeting the challenges of the new NHS market How will primary care be affected by the changing role of primary care trusts and the introduction of both practice-based commissioning and competition between providers? 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.