A number of organisations have been arguing that there needs to be a transformation fund to support change in the NHS.
What they are picking up is something that is very noticeable when comparing the NHS to other sectors and to health systems in many other countries – the absence of a banking function or mechanisms to support organisations while they restructure. This is how the asylums were closed and community mental health services developed.
Fixing this is important. The process of change is long, often uncertain and will mean that some organisations running...Continue reading