How is the NHS structured?

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  • Posted:Wednesday 08 April 2020

We explain how funding flows in the NHS and how providers are regulated and commissioned.

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Anant Suryakant Naik

Position
Proprietor,
Organisation
K. K. Swamy Surgical Works
Comment date
12 November 2017

I need your help in bringing your ideology to my city.

Frank Woolley

Position
Chair PPG BRADSHAW ST,
Organisation
Bradshaw St sURGERY wIGAN
Comment date
22 November 2017

PLEASE ADD ME TO YOUR MAILING LIST. EXCELLENT PRESENTATION AND VERY INFORMATIVE

J Fox

Position
Nurse NHS,
Organisation
Acute Hospital
Comment date
21 January 2018

From your NHS structure diagram parliament funds £122.2 billion then this divides down so public health gets £4.2 billion, DoH £105.9 billion and other bodies £7.4billion this makes a total of £117.5 billion. What happens to the other £5 billion? There is also a difference of £1.6 billion between what the DoH receives and what is decided up down the chain.
What is this money used for?

Nicholas Doyle

Position
Consultant,
Organisation
Private- Development Projects
Comment date
22 January 2018

So want to engage, I am of the belief that there is an, urgent need for a Fourth Sector.
To signpost and network, ideology of SS with the less rooted position within the NHS to the broader network of the Third Sector.
My argument for this as you know is by it's nature a complex one, although Sector Care in the North shows some freeing up of much needed beds in hospital towards a better use of well managed resources, within the community.
I worked on the Government White Paper on Community Care with you as a member of 12 senior line managers and from that and many more years of experience to how I feel now.

linda seru

Position
Lol. Just a member of the public.,
Comment date
21 February 2018

1. The animation was an overview. It didn’t intend - or pretend - to be comprehensive.

2. That having been said.... a little more reference to patient/carer engagement and (dare I say it? Yes. I do... ) INVOLVEMENT at ALL levels. This would have taken the presentation from very good to brilliant.

richard rodgers

Position
pharmacist,
Organisation
ccg
Comment date
24 September 2018

From your NHS structure diagram parliament funds £122.2 billion then this divides down so public health gets £4.2 billion, DoH £105.9 billion and other bodies £7.4billion this makes a total of £117.5 billion. What happens to the other £5 billion? I agree with the statement above from a previous comments there is 4.7 billion pounds that is going missing in the Department of Health, where is it?

Hedley Piper FRCS

Position
Trying to re function our cottage hospital to a not for profit community rehabilitation and respite centre,
Organisation
DAHAG
Comment date
17 February 2020

Yes, what happens to the missing billions?
There is far too much money spent on "management" structures which do not really impinge on the patients.
If the 100,000 or so un necessary managers were removed and their offices re functioned and their services re functioned to care of the elderly, the infirm and the mentally impaired the NHS would show a surplus of BILLIONS

Angus Evans

Position
Marketing manager,
Organisation
Galen Limited
Comment date
27 July 2020

Can you please add me to your mailing list

rshepard

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Digital Communications Assistant,
Organisation
The King's Fund
Comment date
27 July 2020

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