Breadcrumb Home Events A winter of discontent for the NHS? This content relates to the following topics: Performance NHS finances Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page This event explored findings from our 21st quarterly monitoring report and discussed the financial and operational pressures facing the health service ahead of the Autumn Statement.Richard MurrayCaroline ClarkePaul Johnson You may also be interested in Long read The capped expenditure process explained In response to significant financial pressures in the NHS, a capped expenditure process has been introduced to provide tighter controls on spending. We explain how the process works and what it involves. Blog Will the capped expenditure process help keep a lid on NHS finances? Siva Anandaciva asks whether the capped expenditure process is an attempt at a short-term fix for a long-term problem. Blog NHS standards and performance: is prioritisation the answer we’ve been looking for? James Thompson asks whether a combination of increased funding, incentives and pressure from the centre will be enough to get A&E waiting time targets back on track. Press release Half of NHS areas planning to cancel or delay spending because of financial pressures The NHS is now planning to delay or cancel spending in half of local areas this year to meet financial targets, according to The King’s Fund’s latest quarterly monitoring report.