Media stories about STPs

Hampshire and Isle of Wight health bosses pay more than £500,000 on consultancy fees

By NHS Support Federation | 22nd March 2017

Health bosses from Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have spent more than £500,000 on strategies that could lead to … Read more…

Millions in taxpayers’ money spent on private consultants to plan NHS cuts

By NHS Support Federation | 21st March 2017

The country’s biggest accountancy firms have made at least £17.6m to date helping the NHS draw up plans that will … Read more…

Government demands ‘concrete progress’ on STPs

By NHS Support Federation | 21st March 2017

The government’s instructions to the NHS this year call for “concrete progress on local sustainability and transformation plans” and say … Read more…

‘This feels totally wrong’: Poole Hospital governors response to controversial health plans

By NHS Support Federation | 20th March 2017

“This feels totally wrong.” Those are the words of governors from Poole Hospital who have filed a damning response to health … Read more…

Constant restructuring of NHS is demoralising staff, survey finds

By NHS Support Federation | 20th March 2017

The number of NHS reorganisations in recent years is a key reason for the health service’s struggle to retain staff, … Read more…

Three-way merger to create largest CCG in England

By NHS Support Federation | 15th March 2017

Three clinical commissioning groups in Merseyside have announced plans to merge, after NHS England “paved the way” for discussions to … Read more…

CCGs to join up for STP-wide commissioning

By NHS Support Federation | 15th March 2017

All the clinical commissioning groups across a sustainability and transformation plan footprint have signed up to form a commissioning committee … Read more…

STP funding plans fail to materialise

By NHS Support Federation | 15th March 2017

The vast majority of agreed STP (sustainability and transformation plan) proposals should be implemented by 2021, NHS leaders have said, … Read more…

Conflicting views on responding to draft NHS plan in Ross-on-Wye

By NHS Support Federation | 14th March 2017

A heated debate broke out about the draft plan for healthcare in the county and the future of Ross-on-Wye community hospital. … Read more…

Doncaster to deploy shared care record this summer

By NHS Support Federation | 14th March 2017

Doncaster will deploy an integrated digital care record this summer, initially drawing on patient data from four organisations across health … Read more…