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Stevens: NHS social care services would create 'backdoor' pressure

Stevens: NHS social care services would create 'backdoor' pressure

The direct employment of social care staff by the NHS “across the country” is not a solution to the sustainability of services as it would create a “backdoor” funding pressure for the health service, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has said.

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