One in four acute trusts need bailout funds

£605 million dished out for interim support The Department of Health gave bailout funding to one in four hospital trusts last year, with several organisations receiving aid worth more than 10% of their turnover. Figures show that £605 million was paid out in interim support to 35 trusts over 2013/14, as more providers went into […]

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Is funding crisis real?

Health minister dismisses claims that NHS finances are heading into crisis Junior health minister Dan Poulter has ignored warnings from leading think tank Nuffield Trust, disputing their claims that the NHS could experience a funding crisis before the 2015 general election. The report ‘Into the Red’ revealed that NHS budgets would continue to deteriorate this […]

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