13 October 2016
The quality regulator warned that the social care sector was 'approaching a tipping point'.
29 October 2016
Phillip Hammond announced a short-term social care funding boost, the end to private finance initiatives (PFI) and confirmed a new financial settlement for the NHS.
16 December 2016
The government announced that local authorities could increase council taxes by up to 3% to fund social care.
8 February 2017
The NAO found that the Better Care Fund had not achieved value for money in the face of increased demand.
8 March 2017
In the Spring Budget 2017, Philip Hammond announced plans for a green paper on future funding for social care. It would be subject to multiple delays.
8 June 2017
The general election resulted in a hung parliament: during the campaign, there was debate over the Conservative Party's social care proposals.
16 November 2017
Key stakeholders in health and care in London signed a Memorandum of Understanding, intended to transform health and care delivery.
30 November 2017
The CMA reviewed how the market was working for both self-funders and state-funded individuals.
13 December 2017
HEE launched a consultation with stakeholders and the wider public on a draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027.
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