Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Credible plan to sustain underfunded social care sector needed this year

The adult social care sector is underfunded, with the care workforce suffering from low pay, low esteem and high turnover of staff, claims a committee of M...

NHS needs £50bn more by 2030 in England, claims Lord Darzi report

The NHS needs £50bn more by 2030 in England, a report by former health minister Lord Darzi suggests. The report says the extra funding is in line with ...

Hunt asks MPs for funding ideas as experts call for long-term NHS and social care plan

A long term funding plan must bring health and care together and move away from short-term cash injections that do not enable transformation. That’s t...

Public say they’re prepared to pay more tax to better support the NHS

Nearly two thirds of Britons are ready to pay more tax to bail out the NHS, a British Social Attitudes survey reveals. The research finds widespread con...

Prime Minister finally pledges to develop long-term NHS funding plan

The Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to bring forward a long-term funding plan for the NHS in response to rising demand. May’s announcement foll...

“Not realistic to expect the NHS to deliver with rising demand and inadequate funding”

Reaction to the NHS Improvement’s quarterly performance report – for the three months ending 31 December – showing a high number of unfilled posts in...

“Social care cannot continue as Cinderella service – without valued and rewarded staff”

The Department of Health and Social Care is not doing enough to support a sustainable social care workforce, a report finds. The National Audit Office r...

NHS performance figures decline as flu and winter pressures bite

Hospital corridors have become the new wards with the NHS recording its worst performance against the four-hour A&E waiting target last month. That...

Extra STP funding: “NHS no choice but to spend funds for service reform on deficits”

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The NAO has added to a long line of reports lamenting the state of health and care. ...

Extra funding for NHS sustainability and transformation spent on meeting pressures

Extra NHS funding – intended to promote sustainability – has been spent on coping with short-term pressures, the National Audit Office has concluded. ...

New study will examine the funding needs of health and care systems going forward

A comprehensive study into the funding needs of the UK’s health and care systems for the next 15 years has been initiated. The NHS Confederation has b...