As the NHS grapples with its annual crisis and a chorus demands that something must be done, it would be easy to imagine the health service does not have a long-term plan.
It does. It is detailed and well-developed. It’s just that nobody has bothered to tell us – the taxpayers and the patients – what it is.
Beyond the self-sustaining circle of ministers, health service managers, civil servants and think-tanks, almost no one knows that the health service will start to undergo fundamental structural change within weeks.Read More