NHS finances and funding

Here we collect our responses to recent fiscal events, including the new funding settlement for the NHS announced in July, along with our previous work exploring the major financial and funding issues facing the health service.

Spotlight

Published: 30/08/2017

PM’s funding announcement only a fraction of what is needed to really upgrade 20 hospitals 04/08/2019

Press release

Chief Executive Nigel Edwards responds to the announcement of a £1.8 billion cash boost for the NHS.

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Sally Gainsbury responds to latest performance figures of the NHS provider sector 07/03/2019

Press release

A remaining hole of £2bn or more will need to be closed through more cost cuts, and emergency bailouts will have to continue for at least t...

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NHS providers to start next year underwater financially, despite new money 29/11/2018

Press release

Sally Gainsbury responds to quarterly figures from healthcare regulator NHS Improvement.

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New money welcome but key services left hanging - Nuffield Trust response to Budget 29/10/2018

Press release

Confirmation of £20 billion for the NHS is welcome, however, social care only receives a short-term fix and questions remain around the bud...

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New funding announcement: what have we learned about previous calls for reform in return for money? 16/06/2018

News and opinion

Nigel Edwards highlights the pitfalls of NHS reform, including failing to understand the need for headroom and capacity to create change and...

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Funding settlement a big step forward but PM's world-class NHS difficult to achieve 17/06/2018

Press release

Nigel Edwards comments on the multi-year funding settlement announced by the Prime Minister.

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Health & social care explained 20/12/2016

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An entry point into the many facets of the health and social care system in the UK.

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