Tag Archives: Outsourcing

Out-Sourced UnitingCare Partnership Terminated Prematurely (BBC News)

Summary UnitingCare’s five-year £800 million NHS out-sourcing contract covering older people’s healthcare and adult community services has been terminated, due to financial unsustainability. Full Text Link Reference Cambridgeshire’s £800m NHS out-sourcing contract ends. London: BBC News Cambridgeshire / BBC Health … Continue reading

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NHS Funding Shortage Forecast: Debate Proposed (BBC News / Times / House of Commons Health Select Committee / Nuffield Trust / Independent)

Summary Nine influential signatories to a letter published in the Times have asked for a national debate on how the NHS in England is funded. The authors of this letter assert that challenges from an ageing and growing population, plus … Continue reading

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Global Perspectives on Ageing, Population Growth and Healthcare (KPMG)

Summary The “Something to teach, something to learn” report examines the challenges for international health systems in finding strategies to cope with rapidly growing and ageing populations. The perspectives of 22 countries are considered. Despite the differences internationally, underlying common … Continue reading

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Sustainable Funding for Adult Social Care (London Councils)

Summary A funding gap of £907 million is forecast in the next five years in London. This document describes how councils are planning to narrow the funding gap for adult social care by working more closely with the NHS, improving … Continue reading

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