Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

UK investing less in healthcare infrastructure compared to EU countries

The UK is investing significantly less in health care capital – which includes buildings, equipment and IT – as a share of GDP compared to most other s...

Experts question significance of ‘new’ cash injection for the NHS

The new Prime Minister has promised a £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS this year to improve and maintain existing buildings. Boris Johnson has given t...

Invest £8bn now in social care and introduce free personal care, Lords report urges

£8 billion should be spent immediately by the Government to restore the quality of, and access to, adult social care in England to acceptable levels. I...

NHS Plan’s good intentions jeopardised by underfunding and rising demand

The ambitious vision of the NHS Long Term Plan will be extremely challenging to deliver without urgent government action on wider health funding, warn the ...

Future of cancer care endangered by clinical oncologist shortages, report says

Cancer centres are facing a workforce crisis with widespread staff shortages, a royal college report shows. The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) annu...

Public’s satisfaction with the NHS at lowest level in over a decade

Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to its lowest level since 2007, according to analysis of the 2018 British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey. The...

NHS is ‘financially unsustainable’ and 10-year NHS plan faces great risks

The NHS is suffering from substantial debts in some parts of the system and is financially unsustainable. That’s the conclusion of the National Audit ...

Ambitious 10-year NHS Plan could be derailed by current challenges and funding

Brexit and staff shortages threaten to undermine the ambitious 10-year NHS Plan launched today. That’s the view of health experts as the Government ou...

NHS providers financial troubles continue as Long-Term Plan approaches

NHS providers will be starting next year – when the Long-Term Plan is introduced – in financial trouble, new figures suggest. The quarterly performa...

Government announces £3.5bn a year to revolutionise out-of-hospital care

The Prime Minister has announced an additional £3.5bn a year by 2023 to kick-start a revolution in out-of-hospital care. GP leaders welcomed the invest...

Budget confirms funding boost for NHS in England over next five years

The Chancellor has confirmed a boost to NHS funding in the Budget. Philip Hammond confirmed an extra £20.5bn for the NHS over the next five years in hi...