Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) are key vehicles through which NHS England aims to secure changes to ways of working across the health and care system. The key aims set out by NHS England include:
The RCN supports the principles of bringing different parts of the health and care system together to work in effective partnership and of focusing on improving public health issue. However, such changes require full consultation with staff and the wider public and the plans must be properly funded, with patient care at the heart of the decisions.
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