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My Planned Care gives you advice and support while you wait and helps you to prepare for your hospital consultation, treatment, or surgery.

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Potential NHS strikes

A number of NHS trade unions in England have voted to take industrial action, with strikes currently scheduled for January and February.

Our industrial action information explains what the NHS is doing to ensure that patients are kept as safe as possible and that services are maintained as effectively as possible.

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Winter challenges

During a challenging winter for the NHS and social care services, we have made additional measures to boost capacity, support staff and better care for patients at home.

Our winter resilience plans include extra hospital beds, more 111 and 999 call handlers, rapid response teams for home falls and 24/7 “healthcare traffic control centres” to oversee services across each area.

NHS Long Term Plan

Find out about the NHS Long Term Plan and what it means for patients and the public

Elective recovery

Taking the opportunity to capitalise on current success and embed new ideas

Workforce

Making the NHS an employer of excellence by investing in our people

Mental health

Improving outcomes and experiences of people with mental health problems

Integrated care

Giving people the support they need and removing disjointed care

Primary care

Offering patients a wider choice of personalised health services

Cancer

Making sure everyone with cancer receives care, support and treatment

My Planned Care

Advice for patients before a hospital consultation, treatment, or surgery

NHS @home

Providing better connected, more personalised care in homes and care homes

News and blogs

Major plan to recover urgent and emergency care services

The NHS and the government will publish a new blueprint today to help recover urgent and emergency care services, reduce waiting times, and improve patient experience. Frontline capacity will be boosted further thanks to 800 new ambulances, including 100 specialist mental health vehicles, and 5,000 more sustainable hospital beds backed by a £1 billion dedicated […]