Funding and sustainability We carry out research and analysis on health and care finances to promote effective policymaking
The sustainability of the NHS and social care system is likely to become an even bigger issue in coming years, in the face of funding constraints, increasing demand, workforce shortages and wide variation in the quality and productivity of care. Our work on NHS finances is designed to help the health and care service to navigate these difficult times.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
A tale of two hospitals: the pandemic and its aftermath in Berlin and London – with Professor Heyo Kroemer and Professor Tim Orchard
Episode 22. Professor Heyo Kroemer of the Charité in Berlin and Professor Tim Orchard of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London compare Germany and the U.K's health care systems in the wake o...
Analysis from the Health Foundation's REAL Centre highlights scale of long-term workforce challenges for incoming government.
In the REAL Centre's latest analysis, we review past trends and set out our projections for the number of general and acute hospital beds required in England between 2018 and 2030.
With England having fewer beds per person than comparable countries, new analysis raises big questions for incoming government over where investment should go to alleviate pressures in hospitals.
Episode 20. The NHS is experiencing an unusual set of pressures at the moment. Lord Norman Warner shares his insights and reflects on what might be ahead.