Posts Tagged ‘STPs’

Health and social care changes are “paving way for fewer services” warn experts

The current reforms to health and social care services, and radical redesign of the local government finance system, may signal the end of the NHS and loca...

Some STPs have spent millions of pounds on external consultants to draw up plans

Health and social care bosses across England have spent £21m on management consultants to help draw up plans to overhaul regional NHS services. An inve...

£325m investment in STPs must be the start of a larger programme of support

The government are providing £325m of capital investment to support Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) across the country. Speaking ...

STP relationships strengthen as NHS faces continued financial challenges

Working relationships within the sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), introduced to help transform services and re-balance NHS finances, ...

BMA reveals “costs” of STPs and calls for re-think on the way forward for NHS

The implementation of Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) – the government’s key way of implementing its Five Year Forward View – is creat...

Lack of focus on children in majority of STPs a “major cause for concern”

The majority of Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) are failing to take into account the needs of children, the Royal College of Paediatr...

Quality of A&E services threatened by many STPs, research warns

Closing A&E departments can affect the performance of other units that remain within the same region, research warns. The report, by the Centre for ...

STPs must prove NHS hospital bed closures will not compromise patient care

Hospital bed closures arising from proposed major service reconfigurations will in future only be supported where a new test is met that ensures patients w...

NHS sustainability plans unlikely to work without greater government commitment

Local sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) - designed to transform the way health and social care services are organised, delivered, and used acr...

STPs: “Don’t underestimate the time or effort needed to make these fundamental changes”

The new King’s Fund report - Delivering sustainability and transformation plans - echoes many of the RCP’s views about STPs. We welcome the drive to...

Government must support and resource STPs if they are to succeed

The government must back the proposed radical changes to health services to secure the future of the NHS, The King’s Fund claims. Additional investmen...