Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports Articles 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 Cancer services Community services Mental health Public health Sexual health care Leadership, systems and organisations Equality and diversity Local service design Quality improvement Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Health inequalities (-) Older people (-) Patient experience Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Performance Social care finances Year (-) 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 (-) 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Article Choice a right in England - but what about Scotland's patients? John Appleby asks whether Scotland will be allowing patients to choose where to have their first outpatient appointment and subsequent treatment. Report Securing Good Care for Older People: Taking a long-term view How much should be spent on social care for older people over the next 20 years, and what funding arrangements are needed? Our report sets out the findings of the Wanless Social Care Review. 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. 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.