• 22/05/2017 • John Appleby | Sally Gainsbury
We set out different scenarios about possible future spending on the NHS in England including an analysis and comparison of the latest pledges from the three main parties' manifestos.
The NHS in England cannot close its funding gap, cope with increased demand and sustain high quality care with any of the funding pledges made by the three major political parties.
Nigel Edwards comments on the Conservatives' announcement that a Conservative government would include a cap on care costs in a social care green paper.
The pledge of a further £8 billion by 2022/23 does not get us to a long term funding settlement to support the principles of a comprehensive National Health Service.
The Nuffield Trust respond to the Conservative Party's General Election manifesto, released today.
The Chief Executive of the Nuffield Trust, Nigel Edwards, responds to the new pledge by the Conservative party to meet the funding needs of the NHS outlined in the Five Year Forward View.