NHS needs major capital boost and PFI buy-back rights
NHS needs major capital boost and PFI buy-back rights
by Steve Brown
11 September 2019

NHS capital should be increased by £5.5bn a year to end the neglect of the NHS estate, according to a report from the IPPR.

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Government unveils plans to tackle pension tax issue
Government unveils plans to tackle pension tax issue
by ​ Seamus Ward
10 September 2019

The Department of Health and Social Care has unveiled its proposals to give senior clinicians greater flexibility in their pension contributions in a bid to tackle a tax issue that is affecting patient services.

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Education to receive extra £200m in 2020/21
Education to receive extra £200m in 2020/21
by Seamus Ward
04 September 2019

Health Education England (HEE) funding is to grow by around £200m next year – most of which will be used to fund continuing professional development.

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Spending to rise, but critics warn long-term solutions needed
Spending to rise, but critics warn long-term solutions needed
by Seamus Ward
03 September 2019

​The chancellor has unveiled real-terms increases in health and social care budgets for 2020/21, though they were labelled immediately as a 'sticking plaster' by the NHS Confederation.

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Guidance highlights options ahead of pension changes
Guidance highlights options ahead of pension changes
by Steve brown
01 September 2019

New guidance from NHS Employers outlines optional local measures that employers can take to support staff affected by pension tax issues.

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Providers to campaign for capital changes
Providers to campaign for capital changes
by Seamus Ward
29 August 2019

NHS Providers has unveiled a three-point plan to rebuild the NHS, creating a health service fit for the 21st Century with a properly funded and well-designed capital investment system.

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PM confirms capital funding rise
PM confirms capital funding rise
by Seamus Ward
04 August 2019

The NHS in England will have access to up to an additional £1.85bn of capital funding this financial year, prime minister Boris Johnson has announced.

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Pension changes hitting patient care and finances
Pension changes hitting patient care and finances
by Steve Brown
31 July 2019

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More support for care homes could reduce emergency admissions
More support for care homes could reduce emergency admissions
by Steve Brown
24 July 2019

More than four in 10 emergency admissions to hospital from care homes could potentially be avoided through better care in the community, according to new analysis from the Health Foundation and NHS England.

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Department meets key financial targets
Department meets key financial targets
by Steve Brown
16 July 2019

​ The Department of Health and Social Care contained resources within all budgets set by Parliament, the Department’s accounts for 2018/19 have confirmed.

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