Local partnerships to improve health and care

Sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and accountable care systems (ACSs)

The NHS and local councils are developing and implementing shared proposals to improve health and care in every part of England. Over the next few years, these represent the biggest national move to join up care in any major western country.

New care models

50 vanguard sites have led the way in providing care differently.

STP progress dashboard

The dashboard gives an initial view of STPs’ work, showing the starting point from which they will improve care.

View all local STPs

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

We can't wait any longer - the future of stroke care

There are more than 100,000 strokes in the UK every year. It destroys lives, puts a strain on family, and is one of the biggest causes of long term disability.

We’ve teamed up with the Stroke Association to show how changes in stroke services can save lives and reduce lifelong disability. Watch and share.

Now we have help - the future of health and social care

The NHS and local authorities are working together to improve health and social care. This short film tells the story of how joined-up care at the Weymouth Hub in Dorset has improved the lives of Dennis, who suffers from multiple complex conditions, and his wife Jennifer, who cares for him. Joining up care is just one of the benefits patients and families are experiencing across the country, as a result of sustainability and transformation partnerships.

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