Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

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...

Hancock offers extra £240m to social care to ease winter pressures in NHS

An emergency £240m will be pumped into the social care system to try to winter pressures, the Health and Social Care Secretary has announced. Speaking ...

Labour would re-nationalise NHS and stop creeping privatisation

A Labour Government would stop the privatisation of NHS services, ending PFIs and repealing the Health and Social Care Act. These are the intentions of Jo...

NHS figures reveal an “unsustainable system” with rising demand and missed targets

Rising demand has made the health system “unsustainable” with extra funding and a new model of care needed. These are the conclusions of health expe...

Is it a ‘happy’ birthday for the NHS as it approaches 70-years-of-age?

As the NHS approaches its 70th birthday, the NHS needs more money. Two articles in the BMJ consider how the NHS is performing and what is required going fo...

Experts question where funds will come from for PM’s NHS budget rise

Uncertainty continues over how the Government intends to fund the extra £20.5bn a year, it has committed to the NHS by 2023. In a speech on Monday, the...

Year-end £1bn NHS deficit: “reported figures are very much window dressing”

The NHS provider sector ended the financial year with a deficit of £960 million. NHS Improvement said this was £464 million above the ambitious plan s...

“NHS and social care need long term funding solution with substantial tax rises”

With the older population growing rapidly, along with the numbers suffering chronic health problems, and a growing pay and drugs bill, demands on the healt...

Scottish royal colleges seek clarity over PM’s NHS funding plan commitment

Three Scottish medial royal colleges have written to the Prime Minister, calling for more detail on a proposed new funding settlement for the NHS. The R...