NHS Clinical Commissioners Responds to the Spring Budget 2017

Responding to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget statement, Dr Amanda Doyle, NHSCC co-chair and chief clinical officer of Blackpool CCG said:

“We are pleased that the government has announced additional funding to help address the huge challenges facing social care and the severe knock-on impact this has had on the NHS. Swift action is needed and so this money must hit the frontline to benefit the whole system – and most importantly patients – as soon as possible. We agree that there needs to be a targeted, integrated approach with NHS and social care working together to consider how the money is best spent so that it reaches those areas and people most in most need…”

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Published 9. March 2017 in News UK