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Additional resources for health are welcomed, particularly against the backdrop of wider expenditure reductions. However, the headline of £6bn extra investment in the NHS isn’t quite the straightforward good news it sounds, as:
On balance, then, it seems unlikely that the £6bn does allow significantly for frontloading to enable investments to be made up front to generate later benefits.
Further assessment is also required of:
CIPFA's position for social care may be summarised as:
Nonetheless, some caution is in order:
So the principles are good but should be supplementary to usual cover for new burdens. CIPFA recommends that: