Notes to editors
The King’s Fund has proposed that a two-step solution is needed. Additional funding needs to maintain essential NHS services to avoid patients facing deteriorating care. Alongside this a new health and social care transformation fund should be established to invest in new community based services and to reduce reliance on acute hospitals.
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