NHS capital budgets will need to increase by £6.4bn a year to clear the service’s backlog maintenance and improve productivity.
The government has tabled a new offer to increase consultants’ pay and restructure their contract in an attempt to end doctors’ strike action.
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NHS representative bodies decried the chancellor’s autumn statement as a ‘missed opportunity’ with tax cuts paid for by a squeeze on public services.
The government’s new hospital programme faced further criticism this week when MPs said they had no confidence it would deliver the promised hospitals
NHS England head Amanda Pritchard this week defended levels of NHS productivity, arguing the current measure did not fully reflect improvement.
Three quarters of NHS trust leaders expect to end 2023/24 in a worse financial position than last year, according to a survey by NHS Providers.
More than £1bn of the £1.7bn committed to reforming the adult social care system in December 2021 has been diverted to other care priorities.
Welsh health boards will receive £460m of additional allocations this year to meet financial pressures, but still need to make significant savings.