Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Topics Health and care services Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Health inequalities Older people Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Year 1998 1999 (-) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Report Community Safety and the NHS in London: Stakeholder views Looks at the issues facing stakeholders working on building healthy, safe communities, and asks what role the NHS can play in improving community safety. Report Contested Decisions Priority Setting in the NHS Contested Decisions, by Chris Ham and Shirley McIver, offers ways for health professionals to reach difficult decisions about whether to fund individuals' drugs or treatments. Report The Last Straw: Explaining the NHS Nursing Shortage Argues that integrated improvements across all aspects of nurses' working lives are needed to boost low morale in nursing and improve recruitment and retention rates. Report Age Discrimination in Health and Social Care Provides an overview of the prejudice that older people face when seeking and accessing treatment and social care in the United Kingdom. Report Improving Services for Older People What are the issues for PCGs? This report provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging responsibilities of primary care groups (PCGs) in relation to the health of older people and carers. Report Getting Better With Evidence: Experiences of putting evidence into practice This paper analyses which approaches are most effective in putting clinical evidence into practice, and provides down-to-earth advice. Report Evidence and Public Health: Towards a common framework The government wants to link its spending on public health initiatives to evidence of 'what works'. This publication discusses current approaches to establishing evidence, and offers a new framework. 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.