Growing waiting lists, staff burnout, and a social care system in urgent need of reform. With a spending review imminent, this event discussed spending pressures on health and care, how to pay for them, and whether the government will be able to meet its pledges to build 40 new hospitals and recruit tens of thousands of nurses, doctors, and GPs.
This event was part of the IfG’s fringe events programme at the 2021 Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
Paul Bristow MP, Member of the Health and Social Care Committee
Anita Charlesworth, Director of Research and the REAL Centre at the Health Foundation
Sarah Neville, Global Health Editor at the Financial Times
Dr Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government
This event was chaired by Graham Atkins, Associate Director at the Institute for Government.
Kindly supported by the Health Foundation.