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

Simon Stevens challenges ambulance makers to help ‘blue lights go green’

NHS chief Simon Stevens has today challenged vehicle manufacturers to help “blue lights go green” and cut air pollution by developing more environmentally friendly ambulances. With polluted air causing cancer, lung disease and heart problems and contributing to around 40,000 deaths each year, the NHS England chief executive pledged that the health service will step […]