Policy paper

Long-term sustainability of the NHS and adult social care: government response

Command paper responding to the Lords Select Committee report on long-term sustainability of the NHS and adult social care.

Documents

Government response report on long-term sustainability of the NHS and adult social care (print version)

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The Lords Select Committee report on the long-term sustainability of the NHS and adult social care made 34 recommendations in the areas of:

  • service transformation
  • funding the NHS and adult social care
  • innovation technology and productivity
  • public health, prevention and patient responsibility
  • lasting political consensus

The government’s response states that significant efficiencies will be needed to make the NHS and social care system sustainable for the long term.

Published 20 February 2018