Urgent and emergency care winter incentive – operational measurement guidance

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The NHS winter letter published on 27 July introduced the incentive scheme for providers with a Type 1 A&E to achieve even better performance over the second half of the year in return for receiving a share of a £150 million capital fund in 2024/25.

This guidance sets out the eligibility criteria for the scheme and how we expect targets to be delivered.




Accessible webpage version published 24 August 2023.


PDF version published 24 August 2023.