Health and social care sustainability
To maintain and improve care while demand and costs are rising, the health and social care system needs adequate funding, a skilled workforce and increases in productivity
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Funding increases of around 4% a year above inflation are needed to ensure the quality of care and meet rising pressures, whi...
Based on current spending, our analysis shows that a social care funding gap of £18bn will open up by 2030/31
A long-term, continuous focus on efficiency and productivity is essential to ensure health care quality
Adequate funding and a strategic, long-term approach to planning are needed for a sufficient and skilled workforce.
We conduct research and analysis to inform policymaking and ensure the debate is evidence-based, and focused on the future.
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