Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Government gives NHS extra £5.4bn funding to deal with Covid backlog

The NHS in England will get an extra £5.4bn over the next six months to respond to Covid-19 and tackle the backlog caused by the pandemic, the government...

Waiting lists set to spiral unless NHS can increase capacity

Fourteen million people could be on NHS waiting lists in England by Autumn 2022, new analysis suggests. The Institute for Fiscal Studies warns there is...

Sunak’s Budget fails to address the long-term funding needs of the NHS

The Chancellor had a lot to prove in this Budget, but sadly he has once again left funding for health and social care services desperately wanting. NH...

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...