Is more money the answer?

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

About this event

About this event

With presentations from Paul Johnson, Mary Riddell and Richard Murray, our third breakfast event in this series looked at the impact of financial pressures on health and social care and examined the case for more funding in the context of the next Spending Review. It coincided with the launch of our latest quarterly monitoring report.

Highlights from this event

Paul Johnson: government spending on public services

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, discusses what’s happening with government spending across public services at the moment and the implications this has for health and social care.

Listen to Paul's presentation

Mary Riddell: health and social care in the run-up to the next general election

Mary Riddell

Mary Riddell
Mary Riddell, Columnist at the Daily Telegraph, looks at how issues around health and social care funding could play out in the run-up to the next general election, and at the main parties' thinking on public spending and taxation.

Listen to Mary's presentation

Richard Murray: is more money the answer?

Richard Murray

Richard Murray
Drawing on the findings of our latest quarterly monitoring report, Richard Murray, Director of Policy at The King's Fund, looks at the consequences of not providing additional funding for health and social care.

Listen to Richard's presentation