Publications Independent research and analysis on health and social care Search Apply Listing Content Type Viewing: Article 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 General practice Hospital care Long-term conditions Leadership, systems and organisations Clinical leadership Health and wellbeing boards Integrated care Local service design Quality improvement System leadership Voluntary and community sector Workforce and skills Patients, people and society Carers Children and young people Housing Older people Patient experience Patient safety Technology and data Volunteers Policy, finance and performance Commissioning and contracting Governance and regulation (-) Health and Social Care Act 2012 NHS finances Performance Productivity Social care finances Year (-) 2010 2011 2012 (-) 2013 2014 2016 Article The future town hall Local government’s relationship with the NHS will be 95 years old in 2043 – by then we will know whether the 2012 Health and Social Care Act really was a game-changing shift in the relationship between these two great public service silos. Article This could be the greatest shake-up in the 65-year history of the NHS Nick Timmins argues that the greatest impact of the NHS reforms may come from the decision to publish data on safety. Article Regulating the NHS market in England The government’s draft regulations on procurement, patient choice and competition have opened up old wounds in the debate about NHS reform. Article Health and wellbeing boards: policy and prospects This article aims to examine the role of health and wellbeing boards in the context of the government's reforms introduced by the Health and Social Act 2012 and the fundamental challenges facing the NHS and local government; it also aims to assess evidence from the early experience of shadow boards and considers what factors will most influence their success. Article Impact of the health White Paper: what do doctors think? The King's Fund and Doctors.net.uk have commissioned a survey to find out how doctors feel about the plans set out in the coalition government's health White Paper. Article Why the plans to reform the NHS may never be implemented Irrespective of Unison’s request for a review of the government's NHS reform plans, ministers will have to fight on several fronts to implement the health White Paper. 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.