Financial pressures affecting care
Financial pressures affecting care
14 March 2017

The slow down in funding increases after 2010/11 is beginning to impact on services with public health and community care hardest hit, according to the King’s Fund.

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Budget reaction: short-term help but longer-term solutions needed
Budget reaction: short-term help but longer-term solutions needed
08 March 2017

The additional funding for social care announced in today’s Budget received a cautious welcome, but health and social care stakeholders warned that a longer-term solution was needed.

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Hammond allocates additional capital for STPs
Hammond allocates additional capital for STPs
08 March 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has recognised that sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) will need further capital investment, allocating an initial £325m to the most developed plans in his Budget today.

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Quality and finances linked, says CQC
Quality and finances linked, says CQC
03 March 2017

The Care Quality Commission said its first round of acute and specialist hospital inspections shows a correlation between its ratings and trusts’ financial positions.

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NHSI reveals FD pay ranges
NHSI reveals FD pay ranges
02 March 2017

Finance directors at the biggest acute trusts could receive a top salary of £190,000 under new pay ranges published by NHS Improvement.

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NICE update
by Nicola Bodey
27 February 2017

Local tariff recommended for HeartFlow programme

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Required viewing
Required viewing
by Mark Knight
27 February 2017

HFMA chief executive Mark Knight tunes in to the stresses of working in today’s health service

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Slow progress
by Steve Brown
27 February 2017

There is support for integration and better local working, but progress is slow

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News review - March 2017
by Seamus Ward
27 February 2017

Plans to charge overseas visitors for elective care and the ongoing struggle over winter pressures dominated health news in February.

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PAC calls for clear financial recovery plan
PAC calls for clear financial recovery plan
27 February 2017

The government has been urged to end the ‘sticking-plaster’ approach to the NHS and urged to develop clear and transparent plans to transform services and turn around finances.

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