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Tough choices are on the cards as staff struggle to meet targets, a health boss has warned.

Tough choices are on the cards as staff struggle to meet targets, a health boss has warned.
Philip Hammond has announced an investment of £3.5bn for NHS England's buildings and facilities

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has announced today an investment of £3.5bn for buildings and facilities in the NHS England by 2022/2023.

Of this money, £2.6bn will flow into the NHS’s Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, to help them improve facilities and help local areas to focus on providing more integrated care for patients, and better meet demand for services.

The Government has announced to deliver £2.6bn to sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) by 2022-2023, as set out in the Budget 2017.

The Government has announced it will deliver £2.6bn to sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) by 2022-2023, as set out in the Budget 2017.

The figure is part of an extra £3.5bn package of capital funding for NHS England’s estates, which comes on the top of the £425m provided at the Spring Budget 2017.

Boosting NHS properties sales

Extra money announced in the Budget to help managers as brace themselves for winter pressures has come 'too late' for maximum impact, NHS leaders warned.

 Extra money announced in the Budget to help managers brace themselves for winter pressures has come 'too late' for maximum impact, NHS leaders have warned.

Philip Hammond promised an extra £350m ‘immediately to allow trusts to plan for this winter.’

It’s part of a package of £2.8bn for day to day spending until 2020.

Mr Hammond will release £1.6bn next year and the remainder in 2019/20.

It’s aimed at getting the NHS back on track to meet performance targets.

Mental health for young people is not ‘child friendly’ a parliamentary committee heard.

Mental health for young people is not ‘child friendly’ a parliamentary committee heard.

The children’s commissioner Anne Longfield  told  the health committee the system isn’t child friendly at all’.

She was giving evidence to the committee’s enquiry into children and adolescent mental health services.

She said children struggled to navigate the system and understand the available services.

Children told her waiting times were a problem ‘just a text’ would make a difference.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced an extra £2.8bn for the NHS, including an immediate £350m to help trusts tackle winter pressures.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced an extra £335m to help Trusts tackle winter pressures this year.

This figure is part of an extra £2.8bn allocated to the NHS in England, according to today's 2017 Budget, published by the Treasury.