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Was the NHS funded for the 330,000 rise in population from last year’s nett migration?
NHS trusts are forecasting an end-of-year net deficit of around £2.3bn finds the latest quarterly monitoring report from The King’s Fund. The estimate, based on survey responses from 83 trusts, comes as NHS national bodies are imposing stringent financial controls in an effort to reduce the deficit to £1.8bn by the end of the financial year. This underlines the risk that the DH will breach parliamentary protocol by overspending its budget.
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Kings Fund:  NHS trusts' deficit estimated at £2.3bn as NHS financial crisis deepens

The King's Fund responds to the new NHS figures

So ‘Tens of Thousands’ is the right policy!

Of course if the NHS wasn’t so successful in extending our lives there wouldn’t be such a care / funding problem!

If NHS needs +£8bn, what do LA’s need for social care?

We won’t be able to afford the NHS unless we ‘solve’ this problem

Reducing visits to A&E

CCGs are more likely to be in financial deficit

It always needs more!

Cinderella needs a Fairy Godmother urgently

We have known this for years so why hasn’t NHS management ‘reformed’ its purchasing?

Must learn from each other

Hospitals get £1.8bn for sustainability & transformation

Investigation closes as Oxford Health trust improves its finances

TKF:  Social care budget cuts damaging the NHS, latest quarterly monitoring report finds

TKF:  New controls unlikely to have much impact on agency spending as NHS heads for financial crunch

Monitor & NHS England seek views on 2016/17 NHS payment system

Daily Mail:  NHS charged by foreigners for care in their OWN country

Consultation:  Overseas visitors & migrants: extending charges for NHS services – (closes on 7 March 2016)

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