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  • Glenn Turp Glenn Turp 28 Nov 2017

    The biggest STP in the country

    In the last few weeks, we’ve learnt that regional health leaders are deep in discussions over merging the three sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) into a single partnership. 

  • Glenn Turp Glenn Turp 21 Nov 2017

    Influencing STPs

    Last year we highlighted our fears that plans to bring together and improve local health and care provision through the three sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) in Cumbria and the North East were being developed in secret behind closed doors.

  • Glenn Turp Glenn Turp 3 Oct 2017

    Sustainability and transformation partnerships in the North East and Cumbria

    To some, sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) bring together local NHS and council leaders to confront the choices needed to improve local health and care provision across England over the next five years. To others, they are secret backdoor plans to save money by cutting patient services.