Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

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...

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"...