A series of debates delivered in partnership by NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners, Royal College of Physicians, National Voices and Ipsos Mori.
The NHS is at a watershed moment as it approaches its 70th anniversary on 5 July 2018. It remains one of the most treasured institutions in the UK. But it faces severe challenges from: rapidly rising demand for care from an ageing population with more complex needs, the increasing cost of new drugs and technologies, a workforce that is stretched to its limits and declining performance against key targets – all set against the backdrop of the longest financial squeeze in the NHS’s history.
This is the second of two debates that will bring together experts and commentators to give their views on the solutions they think are needed to ensure the NHS thrives for another 70 years.
More details to come.