What's in the plan
NHS England have promised to invest up to £30m extra on meeting the needs of rough sleepers, as part of the new long-term plan.
Comprehensive same-day care for the seriously ill and walking wounded will soon be available at most major accident and emergency departments, under moves designed to ease pressure on England’s struggling hospitals.
Community-based rapid response teams will be expected to swing into action within two hours to prevent vulnerable patients being taken to hospital as part of efforts to provide more care closer to home.
The new long-term plan for the NHS in England has promised to help an additional 24,000 women with perinatal mental health difficulties by 2023-24.
NHS leaders have pledged to roll out care bundles across every maternity unit in England in 2019, as part of its goal to reduce stillbirths, maternal and neonatal mortality and serious brain injuries by 50%.
NHS leaders have pledged that “respect, equality and diversity” will be at the heart of a major new workforce plan for the health service in England, which is set to be published later this year.
A 25% rise in placement spaces is to be funded as part of a drive to help fill nursing undergraduate spots, health service leaders in England have announced under their new 10-year plan for the NHS.
NHS leaders have said they “expect” to increase investment in continuing professional development over the next five years, as part of efforts to retain nurses and other current health service staff.
NHS leaders have promised a “step change” in the recruitment of international nurses in order to try and bridge domestic shortfalls, as part of their new long-term plan for the health service in England.
A “comprehensive” NHS workforce implementation plan will be published later this year, NHS England has confirmed today in its new long-term plan for the health service.
Investment in primary, community and mental health care will grow faster than the rest of the overall NHS budget, NHS England has pledged as part of its new plan for the health service.
Problem drinkers and smokers who end up in hospital will be helped by dedicated new services, as part of the new NHS long-term plan, according to those behind the strategy.
More neonatal nurses will be brought into the NHS under a new maternity shake-up announced by the government.
National funding for children’s hospices is to rise by as much as £25m a year, NHS England has announced today.