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Are sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) the NHS’s biggest gamble? Angela Sharda, deputy editor of Healthcare Leader, gathered four healthcare experts to debate the question

Are sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) the NHS’s biggest gamble? Angela Sharda, deputy editor of Healthcare Leader, gathered four healthcare experts to debate the question.

Delegates

Michael Wilson CBE MW
Chief Executive, Surrey & Sussex Healthcare Trust, STP lead

Dr Joe McGilligan JMcG
Former chair, NHS East Surrey CCG

A West Midlands CCG has been taken out of special measures following improvements in the organisation’s financial performance and governance

A West Midlands CCG has been taken out of special measures following improvements in the organisation’s financial performance and governance
Carolyn Wickware investigates how the role of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) is set to change with the rise of integrated care systems

Carolyn Wickware investigates how the role of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) is set to change with the rise of integrated care systems
Healthcare and local government officials have tendered a £6bn contract to provide non-acute care in Greater Manchester

Healthcare and local government officials have tendered a £6bn contract to provide non-acute care in Greater Manchester
NHS England has said they will no longer provide patients with travel vaccines, gluten-free foods and over-the-counter drugs like painkillers, in an effort to save £400m per year

NHS England has said they will no longer provide patients with travel vaccines, gluten-free foods and over-the-counter drugs like painkillers, in an effort to save £400m per year
Caroline Chipperfield explores the conditions, culture and climate leaders will need to be able to flourish in the commissioning climate

As health care moves towards a focus on wellbeing for citizens, clinical commissioning is becoming increasingly critical. The procurement of services from NHS partner organisations or the private or voluntary sector, health and wellbeing boards assess what populations need in terms of health and care. Contracts are drawn up and procured and providers are held to account for delivery and quality.