Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Deficit for NHS providers cut by two-thirds in last financial year

The deficit for NHS providers has been cut by two-thirds in the financial year just ended – from £2.4 billion in 2015/16 to £791 million in 2016/17. ...

General Election: difficult to compare the political parties’ NHS funding promises

You might think that comparing the parties’ offers on the funding of the NHS would be a straightforward job. Surely nothing more than a little arithmetic...

NHS could face bill of over half a billion pounds from Brexit

The NHS could face a bill of almost half a billion pounds if retired British people currently living in other EU countries decide to return to the UK. T...

‘Winter pressures’ affect NHS all-year-round and next government must act

NHS patients endured one of the worst winters on record, with year-round crisis set to become the norm. A BMA analysis suggests that last winter was one...

NHS trusts put in strong last quarter performance to cut funding deficit in England

The year-end deficit for NHS trusts in 2016/17 in England will be between £700m and £750m, according to NHS Providers. NHS Providers released an estim...

Health experts’ reaction to the Tory manifesto pledges on NHS and social care

Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust “We welcome this manifesto’s commitment to the principles of a comprehensive National Health Service....

Tory manifesto pledges on NHS funding criticised for inadequacy

The Tory manifesto pledge to increase NHS spending each year to £8bn a year extra by 2022 has been labelled inadequate by health experts. The Nuffield ...

Labour would remove 1% pay cap that Government has imposed on NHS staff

The 1% pay cap for NHS staff would be lifted and there tuition fees for student nurses and midwives removed under a Labour government. Labour said the ...

Political culture of short-termism is questioning the sustainability of the NHS

The sustainability of the NHS is at risk with the government pursuing a “a culture of short-termism”. That’s the conclusion of the House of Lords ...

House of Lords committee calls for independent Office for Health and Care Sustainability

The sustainability of the NHS is at risk with the government pursuing a “a culture of short-termism”. That’s the conclusion of the House of Lords ...

NHS Improvement puts three more trusts into financial special measures

Three more NHS trusts are being put into financial special measures by NHS Improvement. St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Norther...