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Evidence and consultation House of Commons Health Committee inquiry on the impact of the Spending Review on health and social care: Evidence submission This submission to the House of Commons Health Committee inquiry presents our views on the impact of the Spending Review on health and social care. Evidence and consultation Health Committee Inquiry into the challenges affecting primary care services: Evidence submission Our response to this Inquiry concludes that the future of general practice rests on a combination of investment and reform. Evidence and consultation Spending Review submission: health and social care funding: The short, medium and long-term outlook The King's Fund's submission to the 2015 Spending Review argues that if the government is serious in its commitment to health and social care, it must ensure that adequate funds are available both in this parliament and longer term. Evidence and consultation Briefing: The Budget - health and social care funding The King's Fund's written briefing on health and social care funding in advance of the Budget, on 8 July 2015. Evidence and consultation Briefing: The Autumn Statement: NHS Funding The King's Fund's written briefing in advance of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement to parliament, calling for an additional £2 billion in funding for the NHS to prevent a financial crisis in 2015/16. Evidence and consultation Health Select Committee's inquiry into public expenditure on health and social care: Evidence submission The King's Fund's written response to the Health Select Committee's inquiry into public expenditure on health and social care (11 November 2014). Evidence and consultation Health Select Committee's inquiry into public expenditure on health and social care: Evidence submission This submission considers the financial pressures the NHS is currently under and will continue to face in the coming years. 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 Health Select Committee's inquiry into Public Expenditure: Evidence submission We welcomed the Health Select Committee's Inquiry into Public Expenditure in September 2011. Evidence and consultation Parliamentary briefing: The impact of the Spending Review on the Department of Health Produced for the Westminster Hall Debate, this briefing considers the impact of the recent Spending Review on the Department of Health. Evidence and consultation Submission to the Health Select Committee into Public Expenditure Drawing on three recent publications, this submission focuses on the key issues identified in the preamble to the Inquiry's terms of reference. 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. 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. Evidence and consultation Data briefing: why NHS budgets have always been a bugbear John Appleby and Ruth Thorlby explain how setting NHS budgets has always been problematic. 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. 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 Health Select Committee NHS deficits inquiry: Consultation response This paper is a formal response to the Health Select Committee's inquiry on NHS deficits in June 2006, which revealed a gross deficit of £1.277 billion. 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. 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