This chart shows NHS spending under four scenarios between 2017/18 and 2022/23.
In 2016/17, the number of diverts was 478 – 80% more than the previous year.
The top 10 questions from the NHS Staff Survey on which ambulance staff report the worst net satisfaction or agreement highlight some fundamental problems with staffing, morale, pay and management.
Currently the ambulance service in England has three main response time targets based on the urgency of the calls received. Nationally across all these targets has deteriorated markedly over the last few years.
UK spending on health is roughly in line with what might be expected given the size of our economy.
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