Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Chancellor commits extra funding of £2.8bn to the NHS in the Budget

Health experts welcomed the Chancellor’s commitment to additional funding for the NHS in the Budget. However, they warned that the £2.8bn in extra fu...

Health and social care spending cuts linked to 120,000 excess deaths in England

The squeeze on public finances since 2010 is linked to nearly 120,000 excess deaths in England, with the over 60s and care home residents bearing the brunt...

“Without investment, patients are at risk of avoidable harm and NHS is under threat”

President Professor Jane Dacre and 55 members of Council of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have written to the Chancellor, Philip Hammond MP, settin...

NHS England CEO calls on Government to provide additional NHS funding in the Budget

The NHS England CEO Simon Stevens has directly challenged the Government to increase funding for the NHS, or legally abolish patients' waiting time entitle...

Patient care deteriorating as NHS heads into a difficult winter, say finance directors

Half (51%) of NHS trust finance directors think patient care in their area has got worse over the last year, while just six per cent said it has improved, ...

Plea for extra funds for NHS and social care a head of the November Budget

A plea for additional funds to tackle the growing crisis in health and care services ahead of next month’s Budget has been made by a coalition of health ...

Reaction: CQC warns that the future of care is precarious in its annual review

Nuffield Trust Director of Research Professor John Appleby “The report shows that although most NHS patients still receive good and safe care, the sys...

Labour calls for £500m from the government to avoid winter crisis in the NHS

Labour has called for the government to commit a £500m “winter bailout fund” for the NHS over the coming months. The BMA has supported the call say...

NHS provider deficit £3bn higher than reported due to one-off funding boosts

NHS trusts ended last year with an underlying overspend almost £3 billion more than was reported in their official accounts. This is the conclusion of ...

NHS providers heading towards £523m deficit for 2017/2018 after first quarter

NHS providers are on course for a deficit of £523 million at the end of 2017/18 against total revenues of over £80 billion. The latest data from NHS I...

BMA warns new plans for severe NHS cuts are “shrouded in secrecy and potentially devastating”

Health service leaders have refused to publish details of plans for severe cuts that could affect NHS services. The Capped Expenditure Process (CEP) was...