Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

£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...

NHS trusts put in strong last quarter performance to cut funding deficit in England

The year-end deficit for NHS trusts in 2016/17 in England will be between £700m and £750m, according to NHS Providers. NHS Providers released an estim...

Health experts’ reaction to the Tory manifesto pledges on NHS and social care

Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust “We welcome this manifesto’s commitment to the principles of a comprehensive National Health Service....

Tory manifesto pledges on NHS funding criticised for inadequacy

The Tory manifesto pledge to increase NHS spending each year to £8bn a year extra by 2022 has been labelled inadequate by health experts. The Nuffield ...