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 King’s Fund, the Health Foundation and Nuffield Trust have come together to set out the benefits of further funding for reform to adult social care in England.
The REAL Centre sets out projections of the funding the NHS and social care system in England may need, along with workforce requirements, over the next 10 years.
How much does the NHS and social care workforce need to grow by over the next decade to meet demand?
In the next decade the NHS workforce needs to grow twice as fast and the social care workforce four times as fast as in the previous decade to meet demand.