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 Press release The King's Fund responds to the Comprehensive Spending Review '‘The significant additional investment already announced for the NHS to stabilise services, upgrade equipment and facilities and tackle the backlog of care is very welcome, but the real game changer would have been clear funding for a workforce plan,' says Richard Murray, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund. Long read The Comprehensive Spending Review – what more for health and care spending? The Comprehensive Spending Review details the government’s plans for public spending over the coming years. It will clarify which areas of the health and care budget have not yet been addressed by recent funding announcements around the NHS and for social care reform. Here, we set out the challenges and consider steps the government could take to address them. Blog The Health and Care Levy: what was announced and what does it mean for health spending? Siva Anandaciva brings together the recent announcements on health and care spending, and considers what the numbers might mean in practice and what might be in store in the upcoming Spending Review. Blog Raising the levy: will the new health and social care tax work? Richard Murray gives his take on the new health and social care levy, and what’s needed to make sure this new funding delivers real change.