Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: All publications All publications Reports Articles 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 Emergency care End-of-life care General practice Hospital care (-) Long-term conditions 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 Local service design 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 (-) Patient safety 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 2004 (-) 2005 2006 2007 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. 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. 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. Evidence and consultation White Paper on care outside hospitals: Consultation response This paper responds to the government's White Paper that aims to redesign community health and social care services. Report Trends in the London Care Market 1994-2024 We look at London's care market, examining trends in its population profile and in the resources and services available for older people in our paper. Report Self-management for Long-term Conditions: Patients' perspectives on the way ahead We review patients' perceptions about managing their own long-term conditions, and identify how primary care trusts and other health and social care providers can best support them in line with their individual needs. Report The Business of Caring: The King's Fund inquiry into care services for older people in London Our briefing exposes major shortcomings in the current care system for older people in London and recommends ways to address them. Report Understanding Public Services and Care Markets Does a mixed economy work in providing care to Londoners? This paper from The King's Fund recommends how policy and practice should develop in this area. Article Implementing a national strategy for patient safety: lessons from the National Health Services in England Richard Lewis and M. Fletcher highlight the importance of a strategic analysis of the policy process in the design of the national patient safety strategy. 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.