Progress in making NHS efficiency savings: report by National Audit Office

The National Audit Office has published a report on progress towards the Nicholson challenge.
‘The NHS made a substantial amount of efficiency savings in 2011-12, according to a report published today by the National Audit Office. These savings will need to be sustained and built on in future years if the NHS is to generate up to £20 billion of savings in the four years to 2014-15’

Executive summary [PDF]
Full report [PDF]


A decade of austerity?

A decade of austerity? The funding pressures facing the NHS from 2010/11 to 2021/22, a report by the Nuffield Trust, highlighting the funding challenges facing the NHS and social care system in England over the next decade, with NHS funding growth likely to be restricted beyond 2015