Adult social care and NHS equally important, sector warns

By Hiba Mahamadi | 09 November 2017

The NHS will continue to struggle as long as adult social care remains underfunded, the sector has stressed after NHS England called for more funding yesterday.

Addressing a conference in Birmingham, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said that waiting lists for surgery patients could grow to five million by 2021 without further funding.

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