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 report outlining how short-term thinking has resulted in years of inadequate capital spending for the NHS in England, risking patient safety and staff productivity
Health Foundation highlights need for a credible and realistic strategy to bring NHS waiting lists down
Our response to the publication of NHS England and Improvement's monthly performance statistics.
A panel discussion exploring how the NHS can achieve net zero – from an international, national and local perspective – in the context of the COP26 summit.
Health Foundation response to Office for National Statistics data on deaths in the care sector in England and Wales in 2020.
In this analysis we take a deeper look at what the Spending Review means for health and social care, including in four priority areas: social care, the public health grant, NHS capital and the NHS wor...