Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

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 ...

Senior doctors urge Prime Minister to boost underfunded NHS and social care system

More than 2000 senior NHS doctors have signed a letter calling on the Prime Minister Theresa May to increase spending on health and social care. The let...

Letter to the PM: ‘Reinvigorate social care services and investment in infrastructure’

The Royal College of Physicians has written to the Prime Minister setting out their concerns on the future of the NHS. The letter was signed by RCP pres...

Reaction to PM saying there’s no crisis in the NHS and extra funding isn’t the answer

Dr Mark Porter, BMA council chair “Two key figures in the NHS have admitted what we already know: there is not enough money to fund our health service...

Government in denial over extreme pressure the NHS is under

The Prime Minister was accused of being in ‘denial’ over the pressures the NHS is facing during PMQs earlier today. Theresa May said the NHS had alr...

Select Committee Chairs urge the PM to launch review into health and social care funding

The Chairs of three Select Committees have written to the Prime Minister calling for a “long-term solution to funding for both health and social care”....

Demand for hospital services in NHS outstripping funding, another report shows

The number of admissions to hospital are rising steeply and are outstripping increases in the NHS budget. This is the conclusion of a King’s Fund anal...

NHS is really vulnerable to winter pressures this year, survey reveals

Eight out of ten doctors believe that the ability of the NHS to cope during the winter months has become worse over the last three years, research reveals....

Flawed Sustainability and Transformation Plans may prevent NHS financial fix

The foundations and frameworks of the sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) – introduced to transform services and help re-balance NHS finances ...