In 2018, the government announced £20.5bn of additional funding for the NHS in England by 2023/24. The NHS Long Term Plan launched in January 2019 sets out priorities for how this money will be spent over the next ten years.

The Health Foundation view

Press release

NHS plan jeopardised by unfinished business on funding and rising demand

18 June 2019

New analysis from the Health Foundation shows that delivering the ambitious vision set out in the...


Investing in The NHS long term plan

June 2019

A briefing analysing the challenges for health and social care following the publication of the NHS...

Press release

NHS long term plan launch: pragmatic and ambitious, but making it a reality will be tough

7 January 2019

Health Foundation response to launch of new long term plan for the NHS in England

Press release

NHS long term plan announcement: a welcome commitment but trade-offs are inevitable

6 January 2019

Health Foundation response to Prime Minister’s announcement of NHS long term plan.

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Consultation response

The NHS Long Term Plan legislative proposals

Our response to the Health and Social Care Select Committee inquiry into legislative proposals in...

Newsletter feature

A pragmatic plan, but can the NHS make it happen?

28 February 2019

Hugh Alderwick explores what the plan covers, and what this really means for the future of the NHS.

Newsletter blog

The NHS Long Term Plan: the road from plan to improvements for patients

28 February 2019

Translation from plans to patient benefit is a journey fraught with pitfalls, and will require...

Newsletter blog

Improving productivity – what does The NHS Long Term Plan expect?

28 February 2019

Anita Charlesworth explains how realising the ambitions of The NHS Long Term Plan, within the...

Newsletter blog

Keeping us healthy is not all about the NHS

28 February 2019

Tackling the issue facing millions across the UK of spending years in ill health will only happen...

Learning report

The improvement journey

May 2019

A learning report explaining why improvement in health care matters, and how to get started in your...

Research report

Securing the future: funding health and social care to the 2030s

May 2018

This research looks at how much health spending would need to rise to provide the level of service...

Press release

Staffing shortfall of almost 250,000 by 2030 is major risk to NHS long term plan

15 November 2018

Critical and lasting shortages in the health care workforce mean that the forthcoming NHS Long Term...


The NHS long term plan: Suggestions for framing the way ahead

17 October 2018

Chief Executive Jennifer Dixon offers up her suggestions for the NHS long term plan. 


Cultivating the soil

29 September 2018

Will Warburton presents the case for a provider capability-building fund to support the NHS long...

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