QMR 13 | October 2014

How is the NHS performing?

  • “Financial problems are no longer confined to a small number of organisations; they are now endemic across the health system.”

    Richard Murray, Director of Policy
  • 1 in 3 1 in 3 trusts forecast ending 2014/15 in deficit - the highest proportion since we began surveying in 2011.

  • 47%
    Nearly half of NHS trust finance directors identified staff morale as one of their top 3 concerns.
  • 3.13m In August 2014, there were 3.13 million patients on waiting lists in England.

  • 6.2k There are now more than 6,200 additional full-time equivalent nurses, midwives and health visitors than this time last year.

  • 0.8% Planned NHS spending this year will amount to a real-terms increase of 0.8%.