Accelerated Access Collaborative: Our year in focus 2019/20

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The report provides a summary of the AAC’s achievements in 2019/20. Highlighting how over 700,000 patients have been provided with access to proven health and care innovations supported by the AAC, resulting in estimated patient benefits of over 12,000 fewer hospital admissions and 125,000 fewer days spent in hospital. Across the AAC programmes this work has saved the NHS over £50million.

The report also describes the impact of the pandemic on AAC programmes and how that work pivoted to respond to the needs of patients and the NHS.

You can also watch Matt Whitty, speaking about these achievements at the NHS England and NHS Improvement Board (starts at 47mins) on 26 Nov 2020 and read the accompanying Board paper.