Breadcrumb Home Projects Autumn Statement 2016 This content relates to the following topics: NHS finances Social care finances Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page The Autumn Statement was announced on 23 November 2016. It was the current government's first major economic statement and has set the financial context in which the health and social care system will operate going forward.See our reponse to the Statement and explore our work on NHS and social care funding and finances below. Key publicationsReportThe Autumn Statement 2016: Joint statement on health and social careIn a joint briefing, The King's Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation analyse the action the government needs to take in its Autumn Statement. ArticleThe Autumn Statement: six graphics In a joint briefing, The King's Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation analyse the action the government needs to take in its Autumn Statement. ReportHow is the NHS performing? September 2016: Quarterly Monitoring ReportThe 20th quarterly monitoring report from The King's Fund provides an update on how the NHS is coping as it continues to grapple with productivity and reform challenges under continued financial pressure. ReportSocial care for older people: Home truthsThis report looks at social care services for older people and the impact of cuts in local authority spending on social care providers and on older people, their families and carers. Comment and analysisBlogA health service on the brink: a priority in the corridors of power? With the much-anticipated Autumn Statement next week and NHS financial pressures hitting the headlines, Chris Ham considers the political context and what lies ahead for a health service on the brink. BlogListening to the chorus of concern around social care As we publish a joint statement on health and social care, Richard Humphries considers the rising levels of concern in the social care sector about funding and quality of care. BlogNHS England says it cannot fund all cost-effective treatments promptly Nicholas Timmins looks at some of the big issues raised by proposed changes in the way that drugs approved by NICE should be funded. Press releasesPress releaseThe King's Fund responds to the Autumn Statement Richard Murray, Director of Policy for The King's Fund, comments on the Autumn Statement 2016.Press releaseHealth charities warn of £1.9bn social care funding gap Three leading health charities have issued a call for the government to address a £1.9 billion social care funding gap through the Autumn Statement. Press releaseThe King’s Fund comments on Health Committee Chair’s letter to the Chancellor Richard Murray comments on a letter from the Chair of the Health Committee to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.Press releaseCommitments to increase mental health funding not reaching the front line Promised increases in funding for mental health services have not materialised in many areas of the country, according to a new analysis by The King’s Fund. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Blog Health and social care funding: what’s in, what’s out and who offers the most? Richard Murray looks beneath the headline commitments at what the main parties are really offering in terms of funding for the health and care system. Press release The King’s Fund responds to the Conservative party manifesto The Conservative manifesto offers a number of welcome NHS pledges, particularly to confront the current workforce crisis, but the overall funding package pledged for frontline NHS services doesn’t represent a comprehensive funding plan that includes workforce training, capital funding, adult social care or public health, says Richard Murray. Blog Not just the NHS: manifestos need to consider other health and care priorities too Sally Warren calls for political parties to consider more than just the NHS in their manifestos. To truly improve health and care, public health, social care, mental health, workforce and funding must also be priorities. Blog Politicians should avoid the temptation of another NHS top-down re-organisation Following today’s Queen’s Speech and an election looming, Richard Murray warns that a major re-organisation of the NHS risks damaging a service that is already under strain.