People Plan

We are the NHS: People Plan for 2020/21

Our NHS is made up of 1.3 million people who care for the people of this country with skill, compassion and dedication. This plan sets out what the people of the NHS can expect – from their leaders and from each other – for the rest of 2020 and into 2021.

It sets out actions to support transformation across the whole NHS. It focuses on how we must all continue to look after each other and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, as well as action to grow our workforce, train our people, and work together differently to deliver patient care.

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News and blogs

Nursing boost for England’s NHS

Hospitals, mental health and community trusts in England are set to receive a multi million-pound boost to help recruit thousands more nurses. With the NHS continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing all routine services back online and preparing for winter, England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Ruth May, has written to nurse leaders setting out […]

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Primary care

GPs and practice teams provide vital services for patients. They are at the heart of our communities, the foundation of the NHS.

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Cancer

Cancer outcomes have improved notably over recent years, including survival rates, which have never been higher.

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Mental health

One in four adults and one in 10 children experience mental illness, and many more of us know and care for people who do.