Financial pressures on the NHS

The NHS and social care: close to the edge?
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The King's Fund

About this event

About this event

This event was the first in our latest series of breakfast events and assessed the overall financial position of the NHS, discussed the challenges facing both commissioners and providers and considered the implications for local services. It coincided with the launch of our new report, The NHS productivity challenge.

Highlights from this event

John Appleby: the NHS productivity challenge

John Appleby

With a financial crisis in the NHS looming in 2015/16, John Appleby looks at the financial pressures currently facing the health system, how local organisations are coping, and how the funding gap could be met in future.

Watch John's audio slideshow

Dr Caz Sayer: the NHS and social care - close to the edge?

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Dr Caz Sayer, Chair of Camden Clinical Commissioning Group, discusses The King's Fund's new NHS productivity report from a clinician's point of view.

Listen to Caz's presentation

Bill Shields: the challenges facing large hospital trusts

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Bill Shields, Chief Finance Officer at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, talks about the unprecedented financial challenges facing trusts from the point of view of Imperial College.

Watch Bill's presentation