On the day briefing: prime minister's speech on NHS funding commitment

Prime minister Theresa May has announced a new five-year funding settlement for the NHS, giving the service real-terms growth of more than 3% for the next five years. In a major speech at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and two interviews over the weekend she has also tasked the NHS with producing a 10-year plan to improve performance, specifically on cancer and mental health care, and unpick barriers to progress.

This briefing summarises and includes our view on the announcements.

Key announcements

Government reveals more money for the NHS

A 10 year plan

 

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