Sustainability and transformation in the NHS – National Audit Office (NAO)


*Additional funding, aimed to help the NHS get on a financially sustainable footing, has instead been spent on coping with existing pressures.

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“The NHS has received extra funding, but this has mostly been used to cope with current pressures and has not provided the stable platform intended from which to transform services. Repeated short-term funding-boosts could turn into the new normal, when the public purse may be better served by a long-term funding set

*Source: Sustainability and transformation in the NHS – National Audit Office (NAO)

*Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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