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Reimagining community services: making the most of our assets

By February 13, 2018National News

This report by the Kings Fund describes the importance of community services. It points out that community providers tend to respond to financial pressures by cutting costs rather than running deficits and this could adversely affect the quality of care.

The Kings Fund argues that NHS England should publish a five year forward view for community services and the sector should be a priority for additional NHS funding to redress the balance with the acute sector.

Similar plans should also be created for mental health and general practice.

You can read the full report here

You can read a summary of the report here

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