What does the new government mean for health and care?

14 / 06 / 2017

Just seven weeks after the announcement of a UK general election, a whirlwind election campaign has resulted in a hung parliament. A new Conservative government will now be reliant on the support of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland. The election outcome will have a big impact on the current policy agenda and on public services in this parliament. 

This briefing is an initial assessment of the main takeaways for the NHS and the wider health and care system. It identifies areas of alignment and disagreement between the two parties and the NHS Confederation’s priorities for the new government.

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