About models of care

As part of the new care models programme, 50 vanguards are taking the first steps towards delivering the Five Year Forward View (published October 2014) and supporting improvement and integration of services.

There are five vanguard types:

The partners

The new care model vanguards are a key element within the Five Year Forward View which is a partnership between NHS England, the Care Quality Commission, Health Education England, NHS Improvement, Public Health England and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

New care models: Vanguards – developing a blueprint for the future of NHS and care services

Samantha Jones, former Director, New Care Models Programme, talks about the vanguards – what they will do, how they deliver the vision of the Five Year Forward View and how the learning will be shared with other health and care communities.

Further information

You can find out more about the programme by looking at the frequently asked questions. For more information about the new care models programme, email england.newcaremodels@nhs.net. You can also subscribe to our monthly newsletter or join the conversation on Twitter by following: @NHSEngland or by using the hashtag: #futureNHS.