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How is the NHS performing? December 2018 quarterly monitoring report

 

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How is the NHS performing? December 2018 quarterly monitoring report

Eight out of ten NHS trust finance directors say that funding pressures have led to longer waiting times for people who need mental health treatment.

The latest quarterly monitoring report from the King’s Fund once more shows that patients are waiting too long for care, and NHS trusts and CCGs remain under tremendous financial pressure. Midway through 2018/19 we are seeing waits for routine and emergency care that have not been seen for a decade, and half of NHS providers are forecasting a financial deficit.