The planning guidance also needs to help trusts start preparing for long-term plan implementation. It will give you ideas for each stage of the work: both on what to do and on how to do it. Planning for a winter that will not start for another 13 months may feel difficult and counter intuitive, and we will want to learn lessons from this year.
We already know there will be a major focus on digitising the NHS, improving prevention and driving efficiency. Please tell us what format you need.
Details For the best user experience we encourage you to download or save the toolkit to an internal server or hard drive. And we also need to address current pension cap problems that are driving senior experienced staff out of the service.
All based on over optimistic assumptions around demand reduction and efficiency. Request an accessible format. Next year will be much more difficult and financially tight than anyone is currently publicly admitting.
The service needs time to work out how to implement the long-term plan, so will also be the year with the lowest level of new commitments and transformation requirements Next financial year is therefore a pivotal moment.
And we need to ensure that, where needed, the adequacy of local ambulance capacity is objectively reviewed.