For the first time the NHS's underlying deficit has been published by NHS Improvement.
Financial figures to the end of Quarter 4 for 2017/18 report a £960m deficit, however, the true underlying deficit is likely to be in the region of £4bn.
• 09/02/2018 • Sally Gainsbury
After it was announced in November there will be £1.6 billion extra resource spending for the NHS next year, Sally Gainsbury explores where that money will go.
• 22/11/2017 • Sally Gainsbury
Attention in the run up to the Autumn Budget has focused on how much money the NHS needs in the future, but why have hospitals ended up deeper in the red than official figures show? Sally Gainsbury explores.
• 08/11/2017 • John Appleby | Sally Gainsbury
John Appleby and Sally Gainsbury on why it would be a serious missed opportunity if the NHS funding gap is not addressed on November 22.