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.
While the £30 billion sum will provide a welcome relief in the short term, in three or four years’ time a funding gap will re-emerge as NHS costs continue to rise.
The NHS in England cannot close its funding gap, cope with increased demand and sustain high quality care with any of the funding pledges ma...
The Liberal Democrats have pledged to raise income tax across the board in order to give the NHS and adult social care ‘an extra £6 billi...
Nigel Edwards comments on the Conservatives' announcement that a Conservative government would include a cap on care costs in a social care...