NHS Funding and Expenditure: Joint Statement on Health and Social Care, Pre-The Autumn Budget (BBC News / King’s Fund / Health Foundation / Nuffield Trust)

Summary

A joint King’s Fund, Health Foundation and Nuffield Trust report reviews NHS funding and possible implications for NHS performance against targets, and the likely impact on future access to health and care services.

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The Autumn Budget: Joint statement on health and social care. [Press release]. [Online]: King’s Fund, November 8th 2017.

This relates to:

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The Autumn Budget: Joint statement on health and social care. London: King’s Fund / Health Foundation / Nuffield Trust, November 2017.

Further analysis of doom forecasting:

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Reference

Hawkes, N. (2017). Winter crisis? What crisis? BMJ. November 13th 2017; 359: j5203.

Placing everything into political / lobbying context:

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Triggle, N. (2017). We want our Brexit cash boost – NHS boss. London: BBC Health News, November 8th 2017.

Further contextual analysis:

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Pym, H. (2017). NHS battle for money: Where will it end? London: BBC Health News, November 9th 2017.

Question: how might we bypass blatant partisanship and institutional / managerial self-interest?

“A new independent body – modelled on the OBR – should be established to identify the long-term health care needs of the population and the staffing and funding required to meet these needs”. (p.5)

Why would the Department of Health be unsuited to this task?

Possibly of interest, regarding cross-party attempts to secure the sustainability of NHS and social care:

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Pym, H. (2017). Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to ‘sustain’ NHS. London: BBC Health News, November 18th 2017.

The 2017 Budget

“Philip Hammond announced an immediate £350m boost for this winter followed by £1.6bn more next year for the front line above the rise already planned”.

An early, predictable, assessment:

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Triggle, N. (2017). NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses. London: BBC Health News, November 22nd 2017.

Possibly of interest:

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Triggle, N. (2017). NHS pay rise: Are there strings attached? London: BBC Health News, November 29th 2017.

Charity As a Welcome Top-Up?

Charity funding requests: a slippery slope?

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Norwich hospital begging to patients for donations, MP says. London: BBC Health News / BBC Norfolk News, November 23rd 2017.

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