21 Nov 2017

Doctors lobby for rise in NHS funding

Health and Social Care Editor

Doctors leaders’ have warned the government that as winter approaches, the NHS is facing unprecedented pressures. The Royal College of GPs has written to the Chancellor Philip Hammond ahead of tomorrow’s budget, adding to the growing clamour within the NHS for a significant increase in funding.  Earlier this month, NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens effectively put his own job on the line by supporting calls for for £4 billion extra next year.