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Making The Big Calls

The results for the first quarter of 2015 show how much of a challenge the NHS in England is facing in providing services and balancing the books.  Some estimate that there could be a £2bn deficit by the end of the 2015/16 financial year. As is usual there may well be short term support found […]

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What’s Going To Give In Balancing The Books In The NHS?

Election time brings the usual pledges and promises.  All parties now seem to be saying that they will provide the £8bn funding gap identified by NHS England. All good you might think.  Well maybe.  Of course any funding coming into the NHS is welcome. Yet in a recent article on NHS Managers from Roy Lilley, […]

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The Harsh Reality Of Tackling Financial Performance Issues In The NHS

Healthcare Finance, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) magazine carried the results of the latest financial temperature check. It does not make pleasant reading.  At the same time the position as it stands is not really that surprising. With more people accessing services and reduced levels of funding in real terms, sooner or later a […]

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