Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

NHS provider deficit £3bn higher than reported due to one-off funding boosts

NHS trusts ended last year with an underlying overspend almost £3 billion more than was reported in their official accounts. This is the conclusion of ...

NHS providers heading towards £523m deficit for 2017/2018 after first quarter

NHS providers are on course for a deficit of £523 million at the end of 2017/18 against total revenues of over £80 billion. The latest data from NHS I...

BMA warns new plans for severe NHS cuts are “shrouded in secrecy and potentially devastating”

Health service leaders have refused to publish details of plans for severe cuts that could affect NHS services. The Capped Expenditure Process (CEP) was...

£325m investment in STPs must be the start of a larger programme of support

The government are providing £325m of capital investment to support Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) across the country. Speaking ...

STP relationships strengthen as NHS faces continued financial challenges

Working relationships within the sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), introduced to help transform services and re-balance NHS finances, ...

BMA reveals “costs” of STPs and calls for re-think on the way forward for NHS

The implementation of Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) – the government’s key way of implementing its Five Year Forward View – is creat...

BMA wants NHS funding raised to European average as public say services will get worse

Six out of ten members of the public think the NHS will get worse over the next few years. This is a key finding of BMA research, released at its annual...

Deficit for NHS providers cut by two-thirds in last financial year

The deficit for NHS providers has been cut by two-thirds in the financial year just ended – from £2.4 billion in 2015/16 to £791 million in 2016/17. ...

General Election: difficult to compare the political parties’ NHS funding promises

You might think that comparing the parties’ offers on the funding of the NHS would be a straightforward job. Surely nothing more than a little arithmetic...

NHS could face bill of over half a billion pounds from Brexit

The NHS could face a bill of almost half a billion pounds if retired British people currently living in other EU countries decide to return to the UK. T...

‘Winter pressures’ affect NHS all-year-round and next government must act

NHS patients endured one of the worst winters on record, with year-round crisis set to become the norm. A BMA analysis suggests that last winter was one...