The NHS Long Term Plan is the national health service's plan to make sure it is fit for the future. It aims to give everyone the best start in life, will deliver world-class care for major health problems such as cancer and mental health, and will help people age well.
The plan, backed by extra investment, has been developed by people who know the NHS best - frontline health and care staff, patients and their families, and other experts - who will continue to shape how it is implemented across the country.
Over the next few months, the NHS will be working with patients, the public and partners - including local councils, the voluntary and community sector and social care - to develop local plans to turn the national ambitions contained in the Long Term Plan into real improvements to services and outcomes for patients, building on the progress we've already made together over the last few years.
More details about opportunities to help shape our local plans will be shared shortly.
In the meantime, to read a copy of the national plan and find out more visit www.longtermplan.nhs.uk.