Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

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 ...

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 ...