Will tough government sanctions help meet ambitious DToC targets?

Delayed transfers of care (DToC) cost providers £173 million in 2016/17, according to the NHS providers’ audited accounts. This is up 19% from 2015/16, and it is highly likely that the full cost is much higher than these estimates suggest.1 In a statement to parliament on 3 July, Jeremy Hunt stated: “Government is clear that [...]

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What can the NHS expect from our first Autumn Budget?

For the first time, the Autumn budget will be the first only major financial statement of the year - replacing the current system under which the Spring Budget was following by an ‘update’ in the autumn. Hammond said the Autumn Budget was an opportunity for the Government to “set out our thinking on how to [...]

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