By National Audit Office (2014)
This report finds that the new public health agency, Public Health England, has made a good start in supporting local authorities with their new responsibilities for public health. The National Audit Office considers, however, that it is too soon to tell whether the agency’s approach is achieving value for money.
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By The King’s Fund (2013)
This paper explores how the health resource allocation process and the formula on which it is based have changed over time, and how it will work from April 2013. It suggests practical improvements to the current system, and explores the ways in which different models of resource allocation can be used to support alternative visions of the NHS including: more clinically led; driven by outcomes; more integrated and provider led; or more integrated with other services through a ‘single budget’.
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