The financial assumptions underpinning the Government’s plans to close the NHS’s 30-billion-pound funding gap by 2020/21 are unrealistic and are likely to lead to a decline in the quality of and access to healthcare for patients. Subsequently there is a growing risk that that some vital services will collapse.Read More
By 2020 the NHS will have around £22bn a year less than it needs to deliver healthcare to the population in England. In addition it is estimated that the adult social care sector will have £3bn less than it needs by 2020. CHPI will continue to examine the proposed approaches to addressing these funding shortfalls, what they will mean for the quality of care and for patients being able to get treatment when it is needed.
Exploring the proposals in the reportRead More
This report reviews the changes proposed for ‘Transforming Services Together’ in Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest as part of the North East London STP – assessing the impact on East London’s patients and whether the plan is likely to work.Read More
Sustainability and Transformations Fund – why it is not enough and what are its implications for the provider sector?
This analysis looks at why the Sustainability and Transformation Fund is not sufficient to eliminate the providers’ deficit in 2016/17, and what the implications of its insufficiency are for providers who accept the funding, and for the NHS in general?Read More
Colin Leys looks at the likely ramifications of the NHS funding gap.Read More
Published by the House of Lords Select Committee on October 18th 2016Read More