May promises multi-year funding for NHS

posted on 29 March 2018, updated on 01 January 0001
Theresa May has promised a multi-year funding settlement for the NHS. The prime minister said the government intends to “get away” from  the “annual approach to the NHS budget” and “annual top-ups of the budget”, at a liaison committee session yesterday.

She said a long-term sustainable financial plan for the NHS was a “critical priority” for her and would be drawn up before the end of the year, ahead of next year’s spending review. She also said the government would work with the NHS, clinicians and health experts to draw up the plan.

For more information see Liaison Committee – Oral Evidence: The Prime Minister (HC 905).

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