QMR 11 | April 2014

How is the NHS performing?

  • “The NHS has coped well this winter, but there is a growing recognition that the NHS will face a financial crisis in 2015/16, if not before.”

    Richard Murray, Director of Policy
  • 1 in 8 1 in 8 trusts and CCGs predict an overspend on their budgets in 2013/14

  • 16% Only 16 per cent of NHS trust finance directors are confident that they will achieve financial balance by 2015/16

  • 98%
    98 per cent of NHS trust finance directors think a 15 per cent reduction in emergency admissions in 2015/16 is unlikely
  • 4.8% The target that no more than 5 per cent of patients should wait more than four hours in A&E was met in the quarter 4 2013/14

  • 3m The number of people on hospital waiting lists is nearing 3 million – the highest for six years