On the day briefing: Implementing the NHS long term plan in primary and community services
This briefing provides a summary of four items in the paper entitled ‘Implementing the NHS long term plan in primary and community services’ presented by Ian Dodge (NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) National Director of Strategy and Innovation) to the NHSE/I board meetings in common today. It provides more detail on the expectations of primary care and community services set out in the long term plan implementation framework, also published today. The four items within the paper are:
- The new primary and community services funding guarantee
- The initiation of the new community services programme
- Progress with primary care network (PCN) formation
- PCN development and delivery.
The board paper also provides an update on the implementation of the new GP contract, outlines a new consultation of funding and commissioning rules for digital first primary care, and publishes the findings of the GP premises policy review.Download