Correspondence

Rolling out the NHS 111 service

Letter to Strategic Health Authorities to request confirmation of plans for full roll-out of the NHS 111 service in each region by April 2013.

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Following the launch of the first pilots of the NHS 111 service, NHS Deputy Chief Executive, David Flory, and National Director for Improvement and Efficiency, Jim Easton, have written to SHAs to request confirmation of plans for full roll-out of the NHS 111 service in each region by April 2013.

SHA chief executives will wish to discuss with commissioners the options for rolling out NHS 111 in their area, and respond to the letter by 23 September 2011 with firm plans.