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Developing the long-term plan for the NHS: Tell NHS England what you think

The NHS has been asked to set out a long-term plan for the future of the NHS by autumn, setting out our ambitions for improvement over the next decade, and our plans to meet them over the five years of the funding settlement.

Integrated care in every community

NHS England have produced a new animation which explains the challenges facing the health and care system and how partnerships are being formed between the NHS, local government and the third sector.

Payment advice and Pilates not pills - Hertfordshire GPs lead the way with alternative prescriptions

Prescribe gardening and exercise not pills - words from Matt Hancock, the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, at a national NHS conference last week.  

Project to identify ‘undercover/hidden carers’ shortlisted for national award

A partnership project to find Hertfordshire and west Essex’s army of ‘undercover carers’ and offer them the support they need to look after friends and family has been shortlisted for a prestigious ‘Health Service Journal’ award.

Organ Donation Week – make your wishes heard

Over 20 lives a week could be saved if people told family and friends about their wish to donate organs in the event of their death. Organ Donation Week - 3 to 9 September - is hoping to boost the number of donors on the NHS Organ Donor Register.