Our broad knowledge of the health and care system and the relationships we hold across the system form the foundation of our work. We will continue to provide independent analysis, explain key issues and respond to developments across the health and care system, making sense of a complex and changing landscape. We will continue to use our independence to speak truth to power and will not be afraid to challenge vested interests.
King's Fund 2020 - 24 strategy summary
Genomic medicine has been hailed as the magic bullet for prevention, diagnosis and personalised treatment. But what can we really expect from this field?
Read the report from the King's Fund
Investment in technology to tackle cancer & debilitating illness
Government to invest over £130 million in new tech to tackle cancer and debilitating illnesses. Thousands of NHS patients could receive faster diagnosis and better treatment for life-changing diseases like cancer, dementia and Parkinson’s.
Peer-led research into the views of people across the East of England
Participatory Appraisal was first used in the international development sector and is now becoming popular in the UK for working within communities and co-creating solutions to challenges people face in their lives. Read this report which highlights the outcomes of this collaborative project, which involved members of the Citizens' Senate, who were trained as Peer Researchers
What should be done to fix the crisis in social care
In his first speech as prime minister, Boris Johnson promised to 'fix the crisis in social care once and for all', giving 'every older person the dignity and security they deserve'. This promise is welcome: the social care system in England is inadequate, unfair, and unsustainable.
Supporting Carers in General Practice
This paper offers a series of practical ideas that have been developed in partnership with carers, primary care teams and other key stakeholders. Collectively, these provide a framework for improving how general practice can better identify and support carers of all ages. Find out more in the report....