NHS budget control 'will require staff cuts'
july 2016 by asterisk2a
It says the government should be honest about NHS spending plans at a time when patient demand is rising. [...] The NHS leadership is set to unveil plans to get hospitals and other trusts to stick to agreed spending limits. In the last financial year, trusts ran up a collective deficit of £2.4bn - and the aim is to cut that figure significantly. [...] "It is no longer credible to argue that the NHS can continue to meet increasing demand for services, deliver current standards of care and stay within its budget. This is widely understood within the NHS and now needs to be debated with the public. "There are no easy choices, but it would be disastrous to adopt a mindset that fails to acknowledge the serious state of the NHS in England today." //&! bbc.in/29mkr7G - An overspend would be a serious breach of Whitehall protocol and lead to senior officials being hauled over the coals by the National Audit Office.CQC NHS England NHS Scotland health care demand health care cost health care spending Baby Boomers babyboomers Simon Stevens Jeremy Hunt chronic disease chronic diseases austerity cancer heart disease diet-related disease diet-related diseases GP A&E bed blocking adult social care elderly care staff morale staff shortage locum doctor locum staff sick population UK obesity obesity epidemic overweight diabetes high blood pressure dietary cholesterol fatty liver disease liver disease waiting times Sugar Tax meat Industry stroke heart attack premature ageing premature death public awareness dietary guidelines Fiber animal protein animal fat Free Oil Salt processed food food engineering Fish Industry carbon pollution big pharma pharma pharmaceutical preventative care prevention preventive care preventive medicine medical school medical training
july 2016 by asterisk2a
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