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.

Interim NHS People Plan

Our Interim NHS People plan, developed collaboratively with national leaders and partners, sets a vision for how people working in the NHS will be supported to deliver that care and identifies the actions we will take to help them.

Implementation Framework

The Implementation Framework sets out further detail on how the commitments in the Long Term Plan will be delivered.

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

Chief Nursing Officer appoints first-ever adviser for care home nursing

England’s most senior nurse has appointed the lead on health and wellbeing for Chelsea Pensioners as her advisor on improving support for care home nurses. Professor Deborah Sturdy OBE will provide the chief nursing officer for England, Ruth May, with expert advice from those nurses working to deliver the high-quality clinical care for people living […]