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 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 Cancer services Community services Emergency care End-of-life care General practice Hospital care Maternity services Mental health Public health Sexual health care Leadership, systems and organisations Accountable care Clinical commissioning groups Clinical leadership Equality and diversity Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Health inequalities Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Population health Public opinion Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Access to care Brexit Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances NHS long-term plan Performance Productivity Social care finances Year 2005 (-) 2006 (-) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 (-) 2019 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. Long read Five numbers to sum up the Spending Round for health and social care Siva Anandaciva takes a look at the key numbers mentioned in the Spending Round (and those that weren’t) add up, and the implications they have for health and social care. 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. 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. 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.