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 Emergency care (-) End-of-life care Hospital care Long-term conditions Maternity services Cancer services Leadership, systems and organisations Integrated care Local service design Clinical leadership Clinical commissioning groups Workforce and skills Voluntary and community sector System leadership Quality improvement Patients, people and society Patient experience Technology and data Patient safety Patient involvement Older people Health inequalities Children and young people Carers Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation NHS finances Health and Social Care Act 2012 Social care finances Performance Productivity Year 2005 2008 (-) 2010 (-) 2011 2013 Report Issues facing commissioners of end-of-life care This paper, authored by Rachael Addicott and Jenny Hiley, highlights the current barriers to commissioning personalised, integrated services for end of life. Report Environments for care at the end of life: The King's Fund's Enhancing the Healing Environment Programme 2008-2010 Describing projects in 19 NHS trusts and one HM prison that took part in schemes to improve the environment of care at the end of life, this publication celebrates the completion of the latest phase of the Enhancing the Healing Environment programme. Article Supporting care home residents at the end of life This research considers factors that support residents to remain in care homes towards end of life. The study is based on four case studies of care homes in England and interviews with external health and social care professionals who interact with care homes. Report Implementing the End of Life Care Strategy: Lessons from good practice This report from The King's Fund is aimed at those responsible for commissioning and organising end-of-life care services at a local level. Report Delivering better care at end of life: The next steps The next stage of our Choice at the End of Life programme, this report comments on issues raised at a summit on delivering high-quality, end-of-life care. 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.