The national new care models programme was seen by some as a "game-changer" when it was launched by NHS England in 2015 – setting the template for patient care in the 21st century.
Its vision was to deliver lasting change in the way that people access and use local health and care services in line with the ambitions set out in the Five Year Forward View.
Niall Dickson, of the NHS Confederation, describes this challenge as "enormous". He adds that the health and care system needed to recognise “that unless we manage demand by providing the right support at the right time, the system cannot be sustained, even with more staff and more funding.”
Chris Hopson, of NHS Providers, added that the programme itself needed to recognise “that large-scale transformation in health care requires funding, implementation support, time, and the permission to make mistakes and learn from them".
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