Delivering the Forward View: NHS Shared Planning Guidance 2016/17 – 2020/21

23 December 2015

The leading national health and care bodies in England have come together to publish shared planning guidance for the NHS, setting out the steps to help local organisations deliver a sustainable, transformed health service and improve the quality of care, wellbeing and NHS finances.

It is published by NHS England, NHS Improvement (the new body which will bring together Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority), the Care Quality Commission, Public Health England, Health Education England and NICE – the bodies which developed the Five Year Forward View in October 2014.

The planning guidance is backed up by a new sustainability and transformation fund which will support financial balance, the delivery of the Five Year Forward View, and enable new investment in key priorities.

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