Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Public say they’re prepared to pay more tax to better support the NHS

Nearly two thirds of Britons are ready to pay more tax to bail out the NHS, a British Social Attitudes survey reveals. The research finds widespread con...

Prime Minister finally pledges to develop long-term NHS funding plan

The Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to bring forward a long-term funding plan for the NHS in response to rising demand. May’s announcement foll...

“Not realistic to expect the NHS to deliver with rising demand and inadequate funding”

Reaction to the NHS Improvement’s quarterly performance report – for the three months ending 31 December – showing a high number of unfilled posts in...

“Social care cannot continue as Cinderella service – without valued and rewarded staff”

The Department of Health and Social Care is not doing enough to support a sustainable social care workforce, a report finds. The National Audit Office r...

NHS performance figures decline as flu and winter pressures bite

Hospital corridors have become the new wards with the NHS recording its worst performance against the four-hour A&E waiting target last month. That...

Extra STP funding: “NHS no choice but to spend funds for service reform on deficits”

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The NAO has added to a long line of reports lamenting the state of health and care. ...

Extra funding for NHS sustainability and transformation spent on meeting pressures

Extra NHS funding – intended to promote sustainability – has been spent on coping with short-term pressures, the National Audit Office has concluded. ...

New study will examine the funding needs of health and care systems going forward

A comprehensive study into the funding needs of the UK’s health and care systems for the next 15 years has been initiated. The NHS Confederation has b...

Hospitals tell Jeremy Hunt to increase NHS budget now or face consequences

The pressures the NHS is currently facing from rising demand should be seen as “a watershed moment” by the government and prompt a re-think on its leve...

Doctors’ leaders warn against removal of Working Time Regulations from NHS

Medical leaders have written to the Prime Minister warning her against removing the Working Time Regulations (WTR). It follows rumours circulating aroun...

Chair of King’s resigns and calls for a fundamental rethink of NHS funding

The high profile chair of King’s College Hospital has stepped down criticising the government’s lack of support for acute trusts. Bob Kerslake, a fo...