Mildura hospital expected to record 25m deficit but still need to raise £7m by Christmas, says health minister George Foulkes
The NHS will have to raise an extra £7m by Christmas to avert a £17m financial shortfall by 2017, according to the health minister.
He said the health service had the lowest need for treatment in the country and the first priority was patient safety.
«It is impossible for the NHS to operate successfully without adequate funding – it is critical for us that we raise that funding by around £5m this year.
«We have managed to reduce that gap over the past 12 months but we need to keep going so we don’t get too caught up in this.»
The Health and Social Care바카라 Information Centre (HSCIC) said the NHS budget «is currently on budget by an acceptable margin with the budget in deficit.»
While it had to raise £5m this year, it had an «obvious budget surplus of less than £1m», said the H바카라사이트SCIC.
The NHS had우리카지노 a net outflow of £5.2m in 2013/14, down from £8.2m the previous year and down from £15.3m the previous year.