NHS to get £20bn, but Social Care Still Waits

Social Care Funding Still Waiting

With the recent announcement that the government is investing £20bn in the NHS (which is obviously good news), the spotlight has again turned to social care funding – or lack of.

“Putting money into the NHS without putting it into social care is like pouring water down a sink with no plug in”

There is an estimated £2.5bn social care funding shortfall, but at least the government green paper on how to fix/fund it is due in the next few weeks.

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