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What's happening to NHS spending?

Andrew Hood
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IFS researcher, Andrew Hood, looks at what is happening to spending in the National Health Service.

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Newspaper article
Earlier this month the chancellor announced £2bn of new funding for social care in England, to be spread over three years: 2017-18 to 2019-20.
Briefing note
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Presentation
Newspaper article
Maternity units in England operate at 100% capacity much of the time. When capacity is breached, units may occasionally have to close temporarily to new admissions, causing stress to women in labour and undermining their choice over where to have their babies. New work by IFS unpicks some of the ...
Briefing note
This briefing note reviews the evidence on the long-run pressures faced by maternity units from changes in the number of maternity admissions and the case mix.
Newspaper article
This article by Paul Johnson, published in the Times Newspaper, looks at the issue of hypothecating taxes for the NHS.
Newspaper article
IFS Director Paul Johnson writes in The Times.
Press release
NHS Maternity Units are more likely to close towards the end of the week and during holiday periods, pointing to staff availability as a source of pressure. This is a key finding of new research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), ...
Observation
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