Last night John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “The system of NHS quangos has become a total mess, with both patients and taxpayers bearing the brunt of poor performance, duplication and confusion. … [Read more...] about Merging NHS quangos could save almost £800million, damning report reveals
The tool, designed by Go Compare, lets you input information like the number of times you've been to the GP or A&E or some common surgeries you may have had to give an estimate of what the NHS has spent on keeping you alive and kicking. … [Read more...] about What have you cost the NHS and what have you paid in?
The Health Secretary said: "Poll after poll shows that they do recognise that through the tax system we will end up having to contribute more and there is a willingness to do that, providing they can see the money going to the NHS and providing they can see that it is not being wasted." … [Read more...] about British families don’t mind shelling out extra £2,000 for the NHS, Jeremy Hunt insists
Prime Minister Theresa May is set to announce £20 billion of extra funding to Britain's National Health Service. The Prime Minister will claim that funding will come in part from a "Brexit dividend" because the UK will no longer be paying huge sums for EU membership. However, public taxes will also likely rise to pay for boost. NHS will receive an extra £20bn a year by 2023, Theresa May will announce – but she will warn the public that taxes must rise to pay for the boost. … [Read more...] about Theresa May will inject £20 billion into the NHS by 2023
As well as using the money that we will no longer have to send to Brussels after Brexit, the Government is likely to freeze the income tax thresholds - meaning more low earners will get sucked into paying tax while middle-income families will have to shell out the 40 per cent rate. … [Read more...] about Taxes WILL have to go up to pay for boost in NHS spending, Jeremy Hunt admits