44 regional specific blueprints for improving health and social care services and finances for the coming 5 years.
Final versions to be issued in October 2016
Plans are ambitious and fast moving but so far these are not sufficient to close the funding gap, but if implemented well and combined with local efficiencies they could partially close the gap. These actions would demonstrate the ability of the NHS and social care system to deliver. Refinement and implementation will be required, which are significant tasks.