Recent reports

King’s Fund Quarterly Monitoring Report: How is the NHS performing?

19th September 2016

Our Quarterly Monitoring Report examines the views of finance directors on the productivity challenge they face, as well as some … Read more

Social Care for Older People – The King’s Fund

15th September 2016

This report, published jointly with the Nuffield Trust, looks at the current state of social care services for older people … Read more

NHS success in tackling health inequality varies hugely across England

20th August 2016

The social divide in hospital admissions – which means far more poor people end up in hospital for preventable conditions … Read more

Feeling the Crunch: NHS finances to 2020, a report by The Nuffield Trust

8th August 2016

The NHS faces a £22 billion funding shortfall four-and-a-half years from now. That is no longer an abstract number designed … Read more

Physiotherapy provision is overstretched

14th July 2016

A new Muscular Dystrophy UK report has revealed that thousands of people with muscular dystrophy are going without access to … Read more

Staffing matters; funding counts: Workforce profile and trends in the English NHS

11th July 2016

Staffing matters; funding counts examines the profile and features of the NHS workforce in England, including; health labour market trends; … Read more

NHS finances outside the EU: Health Foundation analysis of the impact on NHS finances of the UK leaving the European Union

11th July 2016

This briefing explores what the UK leaving the EU might mean for funding of the NHS in England. It then … Read more

A clear road ahead: Creating a coherent quality strategy for the English NHS

11th July 2016

Every health system should have a strategic and coordinated approach for delivering high quality health services within finite resources. Through … Read more

Deficits in the NHS 2016: A King’s Fund Report

11th July 2016

Unaudited figures indicate that NHS commissioners (clinical commissioning groups and NHS England) and providers in aggregate ended 2015/16 in deficit … Read more

Politicians must be honest with the public about the NHS – Deficits in the NHS 2016

11th July 2016

The King’s Fund is calling on the government to review its priorities for the NHS and be honest with the … Read more