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13 October 2016

CQC State of Care 2015/16

The quality regulator warned that the social care sector was 'approaching a tipping point'.

29 October 2016

Autumn budget 2018

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

Increase to the adult social care precept

The government announced that local authorities could increase council taxes by up to 3% to fund social care.

8 February 2017

National Audit Office's 'Health and social care integration' report

The NAO found that the Better Care Fund had not achieved value for money in the face of increased demand.

8 March 2017

Social care green paper

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

2017 General Election

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

London Health and Social Care Devolution

Key stakeholders in health and care in London signed a Memorandum of Understanding, intended to transform health and care delivery.

30 November 2017

Competition and Markets Authority's 'Care homes market study, final report'

The CMA reviewed how the market was working for both self-funders and state-funded individuals.

13 December 2017

Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future

HEE launched a consultation with stakeholders and the wider public on a draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027.