Wednesday 08 September 2021

*UKHotViewsExtra* Health and social care funding plans announced

Plan cover imageThe UK Government's plan for health and social care (PDF) does not focus on the application of technology in reducing the pressures in the system, but it is clear that the effective application of digital solutions will have a key role in addressing the stated challenges.

The pressures on the NHS and adult social care were clear prior to the pandemic, but COVID-19 has brought unprecedented additional challenges. The Government's plan to address the situation is supported by significant new investment, including the introduction of a Health and Social Care Levy. MPs are expected to vote in favour of the 1.25% Levy based on National Insurance contributions and an increased dividend tax rate later today. Read more... 

In this HotViewsExtra article we take a look at the announcements in more detail and review what they mean for technology suppliers. Available to TechMarketView subscribers, including those signed up to UKHotViewsPremium. If you are not yet a subscriber, please contact Deb Seth to find out how to access this and much more.

Posted by Dale Peters at '10:28' - Tagged: nhs   strategy   funding   health   government   healthcare   local+government   social+care