Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports Long reads Articles Evidence and consultations Commissioned reports 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 Emergency care General practice Hospital care Maternity services Mental health New models of care (-) Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Health and wellbeing boards Integrated care Patient leadership Quality improvement Sustainability and transformation plans System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society (-) Carers Housing Older people Patient experience (-) Patient involvement Population health Public opinion Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Brexit Commissioning and contracting (-) Devolution Governance and regulation (-) Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances NHS five year forward view Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 (-) 2016 2017 2018 2019 Article The link between pensions and social care: Letter to the Editor Letter from Kate Barker to the Editor of The Times regarding the link between pensions and social care. Evidence and consultation Debate in the House of Lords - Social care: Briefing This debate provided an important opportunity to discuss the pressures facing social care following the Autumn Statement. Article UK government’s Autumn Statement: no relief for NHS and social care in England: Staff have become shock absorbers in a system lacking resources to meet rising demands If silence speaks volumes then this year's Autumn Statement sent a deafening message to the NHS and its partners in social care, says Chris Ham. Evidence and consultation Debate in the House of Commons - Social care: Briefing The King's Fund welcomed this debate which provided an important opportunity to discuss the pressures facing social care. Article The Autumn Statement: six graphics In a joint briefing, The King's Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation analyse the action the government needs to take in its Autumn Statement. Evidence and consultation Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into adult social care: Evidence submission Written evidence submitted by The King's Fund and the Nuffield Trust to the Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into adult social care. Evidence and consultation Self-sufficient local government: 100 per cent business rates retention: Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation The King's Fund's response to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation on self-sufficient local government. Evidence and consultation House of Lords Select Committee: long-term sustainability of the NHS: Evidence submission Evidence submission from The King's Fund to the House of Lords Select Committee on the long-term sustainability of the NHS. Commissioned report The economics of housing and health: The role of housing associations The National Housing Federation commissioned The King's Fund and the New NHS Alliance to produce this independent report looking at the economic case for linking housing and health. Report Social care for older people: Home truths This report looks at social care services for older people and the impact of cuts in local authority spending on social care providers and on older people, their families and carers. Article Wellbeing and being well In this article for the British Medical Journal, John Appleby looks at the correlation between health and happiness. Report Patients as partners: Building collaborative relationships among professionals, patients, carers and communities Our guide explores practical ways to develop collaborative relationships among health and care professionals, patients, carers and community partners. Long read Health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) explained What are health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) and what role could they play in developments such as integrated commissioning and place-based systems of care? Commissioned report Gardens and health: Implications for policy and practice This independent report, commissioned by the National Gardens Scheme, looks at the benefits gardens and gardening can bring to the population's health. Article Building collaborative partnerships with patients and communities Mark Doughty discusses progress made by The King's Fund's Leading collaboratively with patients and communities programme. Article Getting the measure of this year's NHS planning guidance In this article for the Health Service Journal, Helen McKenna discusses the impact of the recent NHS planning guidance. Evidence and consultation House of Commons Health Committee inquiry on public health post-2013: Evidence submission Our submission to the House of Commons Health Committee inquiry gives our views on the impact of the Health and Social Care Act reforms on public health since 2013. 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.