NHS finances

With the NHS finances under scrutiny and public sector austerity set to continue, we explore the big financial and funding issues facing the health service over the next few years.

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Published: 30/08/2017

The NHS deficit is here to stay 31/08/2017Sally Gainsbury

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Think tanks join together in call to strengthen NHS finances 06/06/2017Nigel Edwards | Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE | Professor Chris Ham CBE

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Feeling the crunch: NHS finances to 2020 05/08/2016Sally Gainsbury

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As recognised by the NHS’s Five Year Forward View, by 2020 the NHS will need to find savings of around £22 billion in order to balance it...

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Behind the numbers: NHS finances 18/10/2016

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Sally Gainsbury examines some of the most commonly cited figures about NHS finances, and explains what they really mean.

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