[PDF] Mind the gap : the case for more funding for health and care

Institute for Public Policy Research
Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)
Publication date:
14 November 2017


The NHS is well into its more austere decade ever, whilst funding for social care has declined every year since 2010. The system has attempted to respond to this crunch in resources by increasing productivity – which it has done – but there is now overwhelming evidence that it is also resulting in growing deficits; increased waiting times and the re-emergence of rationing.