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The NHS needs to make common-sense and overdue changes that will improve care for patients, NHS Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh said today (Monday 14 November). Sir Bruce was speaking as the King’s Fund published a new report on local plans to improve services, known as Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). Over the last […]
New CCG guidance also published on CCG management support for STP implementation, and on joint safeguards following Cambridgeshire UnitingCare contract collapse. NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has today announced the full list of nearly 300 GP schemes earmarked for investment from 2016/17 as part of NHS England’s Estates and Technology Transformation Fund. Support for these […]
Patients and the public across England are set to be asked to help the local NHS make decisions about how best to develop services. The NHS in England is today (Thursday) publishing national advice for local health and social care leaders preparing what are known as local Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). The advice sets out how […]
Commenting on stories today on local Sustainability and Transformation Plans, a spokesperson for NHS England said: “We need an NHS ready for the future, with no one falling between the cracks. To do this, local service leaders in every part of England are working together for the first time on shared plans to transform health […]
NHS England today published indicative figures for how much each part of England could see its NHS budget grow by 2020, and the funding available for transformation. This will help local NHS and care leaders develop their Sustainability & Transformation plans (STPs), showing how the NHS Five Year Forward View will be implemented locally, using […]
Note: this news article is not updated regularly to reflect the most up-to-date appointments in these positions. To see the current list of STP leaders, please visit our view Sustainability and Transformation Plans pages here. Senior figures from across health and care who will be leading work on Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP) within their […]
National health and care bodies in England have published details of the 44 ‘footprint’ areas that will bring local health and care leaders, organisations and communities together to develop local blueprints for improved health, care and finances over the next five years, delivering the NHS Five Year Forward View. Senior leaders who will be leading […]
The leaders of the national health and care bodies in England have set out steps to help local organisations plan over the next six years to deliver a sustainable, transformed health service and to improve quality of care, wellbeing and NHS finances. Called Delivering the Forward View, the NHS planning guidance for 2016/17 – 2020/21 […]
The NHS England Board today has decided how the Health Service will spend its budget for the next five years, including the additional £8.4 billion real terms NHS funding growth announced in the government’s Spending Review in November. The health service locally is being given a five year settlement so local health leaders in every part of the […]