Theresa May is planning to announce a big funding boost for the NHS next week, overriding Treasury concerns that much of the additional money will have to be found through higher public borrowing. | More than four in five people support a 3.9% spending increasing in social care, an NHS Confederation poll has found. | NHS groups have welcomed the decision to relax immigration rules to allow more doctors and nurses from outside of the EU into the UK.

Visa cap is ‘not logical’ and threatens patient care by applying more pressure to student doctors due to the rota gaps, says Chief Executive of the Home Office | Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sectors financial plans in 2017-18.

Nottinghamshire CCGs collaboration: Continuing Healthcare costs | NHS leaders face fresh criticism over misleading A&E data. UK Statistics Authority warns public confidence has been undermined by lack of transparency.

NHS Improvement says trusts would benefit from “reviewing, upgrading and strengthening” workforce planning. | The new Managing Director of a major NHS purchasing body believed this year will be the most difficult for procurement staff working to deliver savings for the health service. | Hunt seeks ‘full health and social care integration’ under new 10 year plan.

GP leaders have warned that the Prime Minister’s refusal to relax visa rules for skilled overseas doctors is ‘deeply concerning’ and will affect patient security | The NHS is turning 70 in July, the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe) saved 64% of their agency medical locum spend in one year.