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 End-of-life 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 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 Health inequalities Older people Patient experience Patient involvement Patient safety Public opinion Technology and data 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 2006 (-) 2009 (-) 2010 (-) 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 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 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 Mental health and the productivity challenge: Improving quality and value for money The King's Fund worked with Centre for Mental Health, Royal College of Psychiatrists and NHS Confederation's Mental Health Network to explore how mental health services could be delivered in a different and more cost-effective way. Report Accounting for quality to the local community: Findings from focus group research This paper argues that providers should look at quality accounts as a year-round process and should seek input from their local community from the outset. Report Getting the measure of quality: Opportunities and challenges This report offers information about how quality is defined and how quality measures can be used - and misused. Evidence and consultation New Horizons: Consultation response This paper is a response to the New Horizons consultation, which outlines the need for quality improvement in primary mental health care services. Evidence and consultation Health Select Committee inquiry on NHS Next Stage review: Constitution response This paper responds to the NHS Next Stage review, which aims to improve the quality of care provided by the NHS. 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.