The NHS needs more money, but not all money is created equally. The current context may offer opportunities for innovation in funding the health and care service.
“The political narrative on public spending has shifted from a debate only about the amount of spending to the type of spending. Most prominently in the Industrial Strategy, but across other areas of public policy we make a distinction between money we spend to meet current needs and the money we can invest to make things better in the future. This is a cross-party trend and set apart from the debates on the appropriate level of public spending.”
Read the full article in the HSJ on how the current financial context for the NHS may offer opportunities for innovation in funding the health and care service (paywall).