I was pleased to see the Eastern region so well represented at RCN Congress in Liverpool last month. I was sorry not to be able to be there myself, but was delighted to be able to follow proceedings online.
Within the many issues related to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP and continuing workforce challenges, everyone may have underestimated the difficulties presented by car parking.
Recently I met with Patricia Hewitt, independent chair of Norfolk and Waveney's STP, and other trade unions to discuss establishing a partnership forum for the STP.
It would be reasonable to say that staff and residents in West Essex may well feel they are the poor relative in the Hertfordshire and West Essex STP area.
Compared to some of the other 44 STPs across England and Wales, the BLMK STP got off to a more rapid start with an early publication of the strategy and prompt engagement with the public, staff and stakeholders including trades unions.
Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) is currently running a public consultation until 9 March.
Buurtzorg might sound like a character in the latest Star Wars film, but it’s actually a model of care being piloted in West Suffolk, linked to the STP.
When is an STP not an STP? When you call it a success regime!
With a former health secretary at the helm, the Norfolk and Waveney STP is a key partnership being watched closely by our region and a whole range of stakeholders.
When it comes to the health service, any talk of change is rarely welcomed by patients or staff with open arms.