Consultation on this challenge paper has now closed, and a policy paper drawing on the responses received to date will be published in late March 2013. Any submissions received since 6 March will go forward to the Policy Commission for consideration as part of the next stage of consultation.
In 2015 Labour could inherit a health system that is deeply fragmented due to David Cameron’s costly and disruptive top down reorganisation of the NHS. Demands on the NHS are changing. If the NHS is to be fit for purpose beyond 2015, the organisations involved in providing health and care services will need to work together to better understand the needs of patients and the public to deliver the services they require and ensure that changing demands are met.
We want to know how best we can: