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The state of health care and adult social care in England 2016/17

 

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The state of health care and adult social care in England 2016/17

The CQC’s annual report shows that the quality of care has been maintained despite some very real challenges.

However, as the system continues to struggle with increasingly complex demand, access and cost, future quality is precarious. The number of people with complex, chronic or multiple conditions is increasing. There is an ageing population, and the total number of years people can expect to live in poorer health continues to rise. These and other factors present different pressures in different parts of the system. More.....