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.

Share your views on the NHS Long Term Plan legislation proposals

The NHS Long Term Plan included suggested legislative changes to help implement the Plan easier and faster. We are now setting these out in further detail.

These proposals are based on what we’ve heard from patients, clinicians, NHS leaders and partner organisations, as well as national professional and representative bodies.

Share your views on our proposals

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

Changing our thinking on antibiotics

The Midlands and East Regions for NHS England and NHS Improvement look at how we all have a role to play in tackling antimicrobial resistance: Unlike my parents, I cannot remember a time when effective antibiotics were not available. Like most people, I have been able to lead my life comfortable in the knowledge that […]