Local plans to improve health and care

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)

The NHS and local councils have come together in 44 areas covering all of England to develop proposals and make improvements to health and care. These proposals, called sustainability and transformation plans (STPs), are place-based and built around the needs of the local population.

About STPs

What are STPs and how they will help ensure that services are built around the needs of local populations?

View the plans

View the local blueprints for improved health, care and finances for each of the 44 'footprint' areas.

Apply for funding

Find out about the Sustainability and Transformation Fund and how to bid for funding.

News and blogs

Urgent care needs to undergo a channel shift

How to transform urgent and emergency care will be one of the most challenging questions faced by Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) footprints. Against a backdrop of stretched capacity and a system under intense pressure, STPs will want to understand how they can prioritise their local investment to maximise return in terms of activity, system […]

Watch this short video about STPs to learn more

The NHS and local councils have come together in 44 areas covering all of England to develop proposals and make improvements to health and care. These proposals, called sustainability and transformation plans (STPs), are place-based and built around the needs of the local population.