- Reaction to Philip Hammond’s budget statement
- Twelve STP projects to share £260m capital funding (see 14.21 update)
- Chancellor announces £2.8bn boost to NHS revenue budget
- New money for pay rises in exchange for contract reform
Contingency plans have been triggered to make sure NHS trusts keep receiving millions of examination gloves, after an unforeseen surge in demand caused “stock shortages” at their main supplier.
Leaders of a health economy which has been awarded only a fraction of the funds allocated through a new capital regime have claimed national bodies failed to fully consider their bids.
Two out of three requests from NHS trusts for capital investment have so far been rejected under the government’s new funding regime, analysis by HSJ suggests.
Live coverage of NHS England’s board meeting – the last one of the year and first since the budget
Simon Stevens made a significant intervention ahead of the budget
Baroness Dido Harding answers questions from MPs at pre-appointment hearing