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 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 Long-term conditions Maternity services Mental health New models of care Public health Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical commissioning groups Health and wellbeing boards Integrated care Local service design (-) Quality improvement System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Children and young people Health inequalities Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Public opinion Policy, finance and performance (-) Access to care Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 (-) 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Article Hospital Pathways programme: lessons learned We describe the Hospital Pathways programme, the method used to evaluate it, what we learned about the approach, and how the lessons have influenced the Patient and Family-centred Care programme. Commissioned report General practice in London: supporting improvements in quality An independent report giving fresh analysis of the challenges faced by general practice in London, and the improvements that will be needed to address them. Report Health policy under the coalition government: A mid-term assessment Written halfway through the 2010–2015 parliament, this review considers how the NHS is performing under the coalition government, following on from The King’s Fund’s major review of NHS performance from 1997 to 2010. Article Hard times and great expectations Richard Humphries reflects on the themes from this year's annual National Children and Adult Services Conference. Article Public service is not about heroic individualism Are we asking the right questions about what public services can learn from the Olympic and Paralympic Games? Article Fixing the broken system Chris Ham and Anna Dixon put forward that case that urgent action is needed to change how health and social care are delivered. Article Seeking answers to questions about the care system Richard Humphries discusses the government’s progress report on the funding of care and support. Article No journey’s end for care funding In the absence of a clear framework for local authorities, NHS partners and private individuals to plan ahead, social care funding pressures will only get worse. Article The demands of public service leadership Richard Humphries looks at the importance of cultivating a culture of strong engagement with staff, patients and partners. Report Leadership and engagement for improvement in the NHS: Together we can Leadership and engagement for improvement in the NHS: together we can makes the case for engaging staff, patients and boards, and for building relationships across systems of care. Report Thinking about rationing Our discussion paper looks at the practicalities and controversies surrounding rationing of resources, and identifies what is known about how it works in practice. Evidence and consultation Debate in the House of Commons - the future of social care: Briefing In this briefing for the Debate in the House of Commons, we set out our thoughts on the future of social care, the Dilnot Commission and how the integration of health and social care could be implemented. Article Four things you never knew about social care Richard Humphries discusses four things you may not know about England's social care system in his article for Age UK. 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.