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CEO @NuffieldTrust Hon. Visiting Prof at LSHTM. Hon DSc (Westminster) Views my own. NT is an independent foundation. Views here are mine. Usual RT warning
Jun 16, 2018 11 tweets 2 min read
THREAD: The PM is making a speech about money for the NHS and will be on #Marr tomorrow. It’s likely there will be a shopping list of reforms requested in exchange for the cash. But what have we learned about previous calls for reform in return for money? 1/9: When promising reform, don’t assume that all the new money can be used for new initiatives in the NHS. There is often a need to repair the foundations and plug financial and quality holes after years of underspending. More on this from @sallygainsbury on Monday
Jun 15, 2018 12 tweets 2 min read
THREAD: We’re hearing about new NHS money to be announced soon. Watch out for some old tricks and ask what the announcement really means. Here’s a list from me and @sallygainsbury 1/9: Is extra money for the NHS for England or UK? If it’s UK deduct around 15% to get the figure for England