NHS Long Term Plan

As medicine advances, health needs change and society develops, the NHS has to continually move forward so that in 10 years time we have a service fit for the future.

The NHS Long Term Plan is drawn up by frontline staff, patients groups, and national experts to be ambitious but realistic.

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens launches the NHS Long Term Plan

NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, launches the NHS Long Term Plan at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool.

Watch the video and find out what the Long Term Plan means for patients and staff to ensure our NHS is fit for the future.

What will patients get out of the NHS Long Term Plan?

The NHS has written a Long Term Plan so it can be fit for the future and is based on the experiences of patients and staff.

Watch this video to find out what some of those involved in developing the Long Term Plan think about it.

News and blogs

Long term support for workforce race equality

Ever since its inception in 1948, the NHS has depended on the talents of its diverse workforce, including those from overseas. This dependence was set early in the NHS story, as arrivals on the Empire Windrush in 1948 were among the first nurses and doctors offering care in our health service. Now, as the NHS sets […]