The King's Fund

Understanding NHS financial pressures: how are they affecting patient care?

  • Format: Printed copy
  • Authors: Ruth Robertson, Lillie Wenzel, James Thompson, Anna Charles
  • Publication date: 14 March 2017
The severe financial pressures on the NHS show no signs of easing, but how are they affecting patient care?

This report gets behind the top-line figures to find out how financial and other pressures are affecting patient care in four different parts of the health system: genito-urinary medicine (GUM), district nursing, elective hip replacement and neonatal services.