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 graphicsIn 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 careAs 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 promptlyNicholas 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 Political consensus needed to ensure the future of health and social care In July, Chris Ham joined Sarah Wollaston MP to give the Speaker’s lecture on the future of the NHS in the House of Commons. Here, he summarises his contribution, detailing what needs to be done to secure a sustainable health and social care system. Article The general election, the NHS, and social care: a less damaging deal on Brexit and more funding may result The outcome of the general election will mean more of the same for the NHS and social care in the short term, and huge uncertainty on two fronts in the medium term, says Chris Ham. Press release The King's Fund responds to the Conservative Party's manifesto Chris Ham comments on the health and social care proposals laid out by the Conservative Party's manifesto ahead of the general election. Press release The King’s Fund responds to the Spring Budget Chris Ham, Chief Executive of The King's Fund, gives his response to the Spring Budget 2017.