Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Is it a ‘happy’ birthday for the NHS as it approaches 70-years-of-age?

As the NHS approaches its 70th birthday, the NHS needs more money. Two articles in the BMJ consider how the NHS is performing and what is required going fo...

Experts question where funds will come from for PM’s NHS budget rise

Uncertainty continues over how the Government intends to fund the extra £20.5bn a year, it has committed to the NHS by 2023. In a speech on Monday, the...

Year-end £1bn NHS deficit: “reported figures are very much window dressing”

The NHS provider sector ended the financial year with a deficit of £960 million. NHS Improvement said this was £464 million above the ambitious plan s...

“NHS and social care need long term funding solution with substantial tax rises”

With the older population growing rapidly, along with the numbers suffering chronic health problems, and a growing pay and drugs bill, demands on the healt...

Scottish royal colleges seek clarity over PM’s NHS funding plan commitment

Three Scottish medial royal colleges have written to the Prime Minister, calling for more detail on a proposed new funding settlement for the NHS. The R...

Credible plan to sustain underfunded social care sector needed this year

The adult social care sector is underfunded, with the care workforce suffering from low pay, low esteem and high turnover of staff, claims a committee of M...

NHS needs £50bn more by 2030 in England, claims Lord Darzi report

The NHS needs £50bn more by 2030 in England, a report by former health minister Lord Darzi suggests. The report says the extra funding is in line with ...

Hunt asks MPs for funding ideas as experts call for long-term NHS and social care plan

A long term funding plan must bring health and care together and move away from short-term cash injections that do not enable transformation. That’s t...

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...