Details of £500 million discharge fund

Government have published details of how the £500 million discharge fund will be given to help free up hospital pressures and reduce strain on NHS.

  • Funding to speed up patient discharge, freeing up hospital beds to reduce ambulance handover times and improving capacity in social care
  • Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay addressed the NHS workforce at the NHS Providers annual conference
  • He set out his key priorities including a focus on what matters most to patients, as well as putting the NHS on a more sustainable footing

Click here to view the press release.