The NHS in London is planning to “fundamentally shift the way we deliver health and care” in the wake of coronavirus, according to documents obtained by HSJ.
The plans from NHS England and Improvement’s London office say leaders should:
Plan for elective waiting times to be measured at integrated care system level, rather than trust level.
Accept “a different kind of risk appetite than the one we are used to”.
Expect decisions from the centre on the location of cancer, paediatric, renal, cardiac, and neurosurgical services.
Plan for a permanent increase in critical