Chief Executive of NHS England sets out five priorities for NHS funding boost

The chief executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, has identified five priorities for increases in the NHS to be spent on. This follows the announcement to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS of a 3.4% increase in NHS funding by 2023, which represents a real term annual increase of £390 million compared to today. The five priorities are:

  • Mental health
  • Screening
  • Stroke and heart attacks
  • Children’s services
  • Health inequalities

These priorities will form the basis of a ten year plan for spending the additional funding, which is due to be unveiled in the autumn. To read Simon Steven’s comments in full, click here:

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Published 18. July 2018 in News, News UK