NHS funding Funding increases of around 4% a year above inflation are needed to ensure the quality of care and meet rising pressures, which is significantly higher than current plans
The NHS needs adequate funding to meet rising demand and costs but funding has increased at historically low levels in the past decade.
We conduct research and analysis of NHS finances and funding to inform policymaking and ensure the debate is evidence-based and focused on the future.
A briefing analysing the challenges for health and social care following the publication of the NHS long term plan, including the implications for activity levels and workforce in the NHS in England.
The Budget continued a pattern of minimal short-term social care funding and nothing about longer term reform, write Lucinda Allen and Charles Tallack.
While the Chancellor is spending big on the rescue phase of COVID-19, the Budget was silent on how to recover health and social care after the pandemic writes Anita Charlesworth.
There are endemic failures in the adult social care market. In this blog we explain why reform is needed and identify a set of questions we think need to be explored.
The scene for the current crisis was set long before the virus arrived. Anita Charlesworth explores three critical areas that have contributed to the heavy COVID-19 death toll in the UK.
The Health Foundation has launched the REAL Centre, dedicating £20m of investment to its work supporting long-term planning in health and social care.
Catch up on the inaugural REAL Challenge Lecture by Sir Andrew Dilnot in which he outlined how some key challenges in health and social care are exacerbated by a short-termist approach and why longer-...