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The NHS is facing unprecedented financial pressures. To ensure the future of the NHS we need sustainable funding.
Alongside this, the NHS needs to ensure existing funds are used in the most effective way. Doctors have a vital role in influencing this.
Find out the facts about NHS funding, read about successful initiatives that have sought to use money in the most effective way and learn how to successfully influence for change.
It is important that the most effective use of existing NHS funding is achieved through innovative changes to service delivery and planning, rather than making cuts.
Having a sound evidence base is crucial for implementing service improvement.
Engaging patients is key to improving services and can help to reduce the workload faced by clinicians.
Integrating health and social care services better will help patients flow within and between care settings appropriately, reducing unnecessary demand on services.
Having the right staff in the right place, supported by good managers, is essential in helping to reduce pressures across the whole of the NHS.
Working at scale, where appropriate, can bring benefits such as improving patient flow, as well as using resources effectively and reducing workload.
Find out what support we can offer to identify and implement ideas to improve the use of NHS funds in your organisation.