Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

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...

Money earmarked for mental health is being diverted to prop up acute NHS trusts

Ministers have been accused of breaking their promises on mental health investment after £800m earmarked to improve services was diverted to prop up acute...

Report reaction: “Patients are unfairly suffering the consequences of deliberately underfunded NHS”

Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation “This report reinforces how difficult it is to transform services when budgets are so tight. T...

Public health and community services hit hardest by NHS financial challenges, report says

NHS financial pressures are increasingly affecting patient care, often in ways that go unseen, claims a new report. The King’s Fund report finds that ...

The Budget 2017: Key reaction to social care bung and A&E support

Bruce Potter of Blake Morgan "The Chancellor has, in amongst everything else in the budget, signalled he knows all is not well in the health and social ...

The Budget: bungs for social care and NHS to alleviate worst of the pressures

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a handful of measures to alleviate the worst pressures in the NHS and social care in the Budget – but was w...

Any extra investment in social care must be beneficial across care and health

A head of the Budget tomorrow, NHS Providers, the Royal College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine ar...

NHS leaders bickering in public over funding has to stop, warn MPs

The Department of Health, NHS England and No. 10 have to stop bickering in public over funding levels and work together "in the best interests of patients"...

Trusts are £886m in debt as winter pressures damage NHS finances

NHS trusts have run up a deficit of nearly £900m in meeting the huge increase in demand for urgent and emergency care. An analysis of demand shows that...

“STPs require nearly £10bn in capital funding if they are to be successful”

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) require at least £9.5bn of capital funding to be delivered successfully but NHS leaders don’t have the ca...

Leaked NHS Improvement figures suggest January was worst month for NHS in 13 years

Record numbers of patients spent more than four hours in accident and emergency units in England in January, leaked figures suggest. Last month appears ...