par John R. Fischer
, Senior Reporter | May 12, 2021
6. Enable routine use of data to become a health and care system that learns from every patient encounter, generate evidence to promote innovation and better care for individuals and populations
7. Improve integration across all sectors and providers of health and care services by strengthening primary care, removing the requirement to promote competition in England, and linking EHRs
The 4% increase in funding should take place in real terms every year over the next 10 years, according to the commission. Staffing salaries should also keep pace with average earnings, and investments should be made in capital to protect against major health threats. The commission also says an independent analysis of health and care workforce and resource needs should be implemented, along with a one-off injection of £3.2 billion each in social care spending and public health.
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"Without these sustained increases in funding, the NHS will not be able to implement the improvements in workforce, population health, diagnosis, quality improvement or integration that we highlight," said Anderson. "Without this investment over the next decade, we will see a continued deterioration in service provision, worsening health outcomes and inequalities, and an NHS that is poorly equipped to respond to future major threats to health."
Funding these recommendations is expected to cost £102 billion in total, according to the commission, and be achieved through progressive, broad-based general taxation. This would leave the U.K.’s tax burden slightly above the average of the G7 countries but still below the EU15 average.
The findings were compiled by 33 leading research, policy, management and clinical experts from all four constituent countries in the U.K.
The report was published in The Lancet
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