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 Article A funding boost for the NHS in England Now the government must decide how to fund social care, says Chris Ham. Article An open letter: a long-term funding settlement for the NHS An open letter to the Prime Minister from The King's Fund, The Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation about a long-term funding settlement for the NHS. Report Hypothecated funding for health and social care: how might it work? Hypothecated funding for health and social care is back on the political agenda. This paper sets out the problems hypothecation is meant to solve – and the conditions under which it might do so – and provides a brief history of hypothecation in the UK. Article Cross-party approach to the NHS and social care When MPs from different parties come together to argue for more funding for the NHS and social care then it's time to sit up and take notice, says Chris Ham.