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  • The NHS Five Year Forward View was published on 23 October 2014 and sets out a vision for the future of the NHS. It has been developed by the partner organisations that deliver and oversee health and care services including NHS England, Public Health England, Monitor, Health Education England, the Care Quality Commission and the NHS Trust Development Authority. Patient groups, clinicians and independent experts have also provided their advice to create a collective view of how the health service needs to change over the next five years if it is to close the widening gaps in the health of the population, quality of care and the funding of services. The purpose of the Five Year Forward View is to articulate why change is needed, what that change might look like and how we can achieve it ...
  • This report from the Kings Fund describes how six trusts have been grappling with the productivity challenge. It also suggests ways to divert the NHS and social care from their current trajectory, which is heading towards a major crisis. The unprecedented slowdown in the growth of NHS funding in England since 2010 required the NHS to pursue the most ambitious programme of productivity improvement since its foundation. It has broadly risen to the challenge, with pay restraint, cuts in central budgets, and the abolition of some tiers of management producing significant savings. But the strongest pressure has been applied and felt at the front line ...
  • How is the NHS performing? July 2014. This King's Fund's report features survey results from NHS trust finance directors and CCG finance leads and interactive charts on selected NHS performance data. As the NHS starts its fourth year with effectively no real increase in funding and faced with undiminished urgency to generate more care to meet growing demands ...
  • This Kings Fund report describes the current financial state of the NHS and the reasons for the deterioration in financial performance and ultimately financial failure. These include weak leadership, legacy costs, PbR, and the impact of the wider health economy. It considers the challenge of the conflict between quality of care and financial balance and sets out the approaches used to avert financial failure and to deal with it once it occurs ...
  • The ‘Keeping the NHS Great, Delivering Technology Enabled Care Services discussion paper’ is the product of a collaboration between The Good Governance Institute and Tunstall Healthcare. It is a guidance document designed to explain how to tackle the barriers currently facing innovation and integration of technology and how technology enabled services can be taken forward. It attempts to present the means of effectively and efficiently integrating technology within health, housing and social care in order to achieve ...