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.
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This research looks at how much health spending would need to rise to provide the level of service it does today and how much it would need to modernise and improve for the future.
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June 2018 Chart of the Month. The Government has announced an increase to NHS England’s main budget of just over £20bn by 2023/24, an increase of 3.4% a year on average.
Funding increase will help stem further decline, but not enough to address fundamental challenges facing NHS or fund essential improvements to flagging services.
NHS Confederation-commissioned research from the Health Foundation and IFS sets out strong evidence supporting an increase in spending on social care.
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