Health and social care sustainability To maintain and improve care while demand and costs are rising, the health and social care system needs adequate funding, a skilled workforce and increases in productivity

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NHS funding

Funding increases of around 4% a year above inflation are needed to ensure the quality of care and meet rising pressures, whi...

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A sustainable social care system

Based on current spending, our analysis shows that a social care funding gap of £18bn will open up by 2030/31

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Efficiency and productivity of the health and social care system

A long-term, continuous focus on efficiency and productivity is essential to ensure health care quality

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The NHS and social care workforce

Adequate funding and a strategic, long-term approach to planning are needed for a sufficient and skilled workforce.

Research we fund on sustainability

We fund UK-wide projects to inform the debate and improve the evidence base around a sustainable health and social care system.

Publications and resources on health and social care sustainability

We conduct research and analysis to inform policymaking and ensure the debate is evidence-based, and focused on the future.

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