April 2017 will see a huge change to the way NHS services are commissioned. STPs are pivotal to this change that critically impacts your business.
The new national support package was published on the 10 December, and the two new areas of support were developed with input from the newer vanguards - Acute Care Collaboration and Urgent and Emergency Care.
Many services now provide myriad options for patients who are seeking emergency and urgent care. But as Toby Sanders pointed out last week in his blog for NHS England, just because a multitude of services are on offer, it isn’t the end of the story.
Under the new vanguard programme to transform the NHS, GPs may be given the option to revert to GMS or PMS contracts if the collaborations are not successful, GP Online has reported.
The NHS Five Year Forward View was published one year ago setting out a vision for how the NHS will evolve to solve the challenges it faces.
The 29 New Care Model Vanguards were launched in March – these are local NHS and care consortiums that are leading on the development of new and better ways of providing care in the NHS.