Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Doctors’ leaders warn against removal of Working Time Regulations from NHS

Medical leaders have written to the Prime Minister warning her against removing the Working Time Regulations (WTR). It follows rumours circulating aroun...

Chair of King’s resigns and calls for a fundamental rethink of NHS funding

The high profile chair of King’s College Hospital has stepped down criticising the government’s lack of support for acute trusts. Bob Kerslake, a fo...

Outgoing Chair of King’s: “We desperately need a fundamental rethink of the NHS”

I have this weekend decided to stand down from my role as chair of King’s College hospital, London. This was not a decision that I took lightly. I lov...

“There is simply nowhere to put patients” – reaction to A&E performance data

The alarming A&E performance figures released this week come as little surprise to those working within the health sector or indeed anyone who has been...

“Ministers must listen to NHS leaders and put the service on a sustainable footing”

NHS England has warned the government that it can no longer guarantee the delivery of national performance standards. The warning came at NHS England’...

Chancellor Hammond backtracked on funding after ‘fury’ at NHS boss’s demands

Philip Hammond backtracked on plans to give the NHS more money than it eventually got in the budget after reacting with “fury” to its boss Simon Steven...

Chancellor commits extra funding of £2.8bn to the NHS in the Budget

Health experts welcomed the Chancellor’s commitment to additional funding for the NHS in the Budget. However, they warned that the £2.8bn in extra fu...

Health and social care spending cuts linked to 120,000 excess deaths in England

The squeeze on public finances since 2010 is linked to nearly 120,000 excess deaths in England, with the over 60s and care home residents bearing the brunt...

“Without investment, patients are at risk of avoidable harm and NHS is under threat”

President Professor Jane Dacre and 55 members of Council of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have written to the Chancellor, Philip Hammond MP, settin...

NHS England CEO calls on Government to provide additional NHS funding in the Budget

The NHS England CEO Simon Stevens has directly challenged the Government to increase funding for the NHS, or legally abolish patients' waiting time entitle...

Patient care deteriorating as NHS heads into a difficult winter, say finance directors

Half (51%) of NHS trust finance directors think patient care in their area has got worse over the last year, while just six per cent said it has improved, ...