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 End-of-life care General practice Hospital care (-) Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical leadership Integrated care Local service design System leadership Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Older people Patient experience (-) Patient involvement Patient safety Technology and data Policy, finance and performance Access to care Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2002 2004 (-) 2005 2006 2007 (-) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Report Making it Happen: Next steps in NHS reform, Report of an expert working group Have the health reforms improved services for patients? An expert working group explores how effective current incentives are and the impact of Lord Darzi's review. Evidence and consultation Consultation response: the future regulation of health and adult social care in England This paper responds to the Department of Health consultation on the framework for the registration of health and adult social care providers. Article Patient choice in general practice: the implications of patient satisfaction surveys Ruth Robertson, Anna Dixon and Julian Le Grand consider the factors that explain patient satisfaction with general practice physicians and how this may drive patients' choice of practice. Report The Future of Care Funding: Time for a change Bringing together the findings from the Caring Choices events and website, this report looks at possible solutions to the problem of funding long-term care. 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. Article Shop 'til you drop It is the lynchpin of health policy for third-term Labour, but how much does the public understand about what choice offers? Rebecca Rosen reports on new research. 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. 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.