Tag Archives: £2 Billion Gap in Social Care Funding

Much Wants More: Reflex or Reason? (BBC News)

Summary This week’s Budget announced a further £2.8 billion of funding over the next three years for the NHS, comprising: An additional £350 million this year, up-front, to cover anticipated Winter pressures. An additional £1.6 billion for 2018-19. An additional … Continue reading

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The Impact of Social Care Funding on the NHS (NHS Confederation)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary In this briefing report entitled “Papering Over the Cracks” the NHS Confederation has issued a warning … Continue reading

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Care Funding Reform Failure Blamed on Treasury? (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Mr Paul Burstow, former Care Services Minister, has alleged that the Government may in practice lack the “political will” to implement the … Continue reading

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