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 Public health Mental health General practice (-) Adult social care Community services Emergency care Sexual health care Cancer services Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Accountable care Equality and diversity Clinical commissioning groups Workforce and skills Voluntary and community sector System leadership Quality improvement Patients, people and society Patient experience Technology and data Volunteers Patient involvement Older people Health inequalities Public opinion Population health Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Social care finances Performance Productivity Brexit Access to care NHS long-term plan Year 2005 (-) 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Long read Social care 360 This review outlines and analyses 20 key trends in adult social care in England over recent years. Using a variety of publicly-available data, it provides a uniquely rounded – ‘360 degree’ – view of the sector. 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. Article Let's face the future Niall Dickson argues that there is now a glimmer of hope that care really can be transformed. But the details of the Wanless report and other recent studies show just how big and deep-rooted the current problems are. 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.