Care ‘catastrophe’

By Dan Peters and Hiba Mahamadi | 27 September 2017

Friction between health and social care bosses intensified this week as council leaders warned that Whitehall threats to withhold cash will have a ‘catastrophic impact’.

Some councils and clinical commissioning groups (CCG) that submitted a delayed transfer of care (DToC) target below the national expectation have now received a letter from NHS England asking them to revisit their plans.

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