As Spring approaches, what are the challenges facing the NHS?

Winter and funding pressures have been ‘top of mind’ for the NHS since last Autumn, but as Spring approaches what are the challenges facing our healthcare system in the months ahead? In the November 2017 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Creating a healthcare system that can cope with winter pressures

Nine out of 10 health and care leaders across England are “concerned” about their organisation's ability to cope with winter pressures, with nearly two thirds (62%) saying they are “extremely concerned”, a poll from the [...]

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