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Priorities for the new government

Money's too tight to mention
With NHS providers forecasting large deficits, our breakfast event looked at the rising financial pressures across the system and the measures being taken by the government and regulators to address this.
Past event
No more inner Stalin: can Jeremy Hunt deliver his vision for the NHS?

No more inner Stalin: can Jeremy Hunt deliver his vision for the NHS?

The headlines that preceded Jeremy Hunt’s speech at the Fund may have focused on seven-day working, but what he had to say about his approach to reform is likely to be of greater interest to leaders within the NHS.
Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt sets out his 25-year vision for the NHS

Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, sets out his vision for the NHS. This includes a continued focus on safety and quality of care, an emphasis on transparency and patient power, and a goal to make the NHS the world’s largest learning organisation.
James Thompson

NHS waiting times: all change?

With health policy announcements coming out almost daily both before and after the election, it’s time to take stock of where we are with NHS waiting times.
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Why are 9 out of 10 acute hospitals forecasting a deficit this year?

Our latest quarterly monitoring report reveals an extremely challenging financial situation for most NHS organisations, with 9 in 10 acute hospitals expecting a deficit this year. So, why is this happening?
How is the NHS performing? July 2015 - Quarterly Monitoring Report

How is the NHS performing? July 2015

With the majority of trusts forecasting deficits and no prospect of extra funding, it is clear that the NHS is heading for a financial crunch by the end of the year.