The government wants the NHS to deliver better results, giving patients more choice and doctors and nurses more freedom to shape services that meet patients’ needs.
The government wants the NHS to become more efficient to free up funds for treating patients and keeping up with new treatments.
The government is making it easier for people who drink to do so responsibly, and it is improving alcohol services locally.
The government wants to encourage research and innovation in the NHS and use evidence to help raise standards in health and social care.
People with conditions like diabetes, asthma and heart disease should have an early diagnosis and high-quality treatment, care and support.
The government is making mental wellbeing a priority and looking at how to make mental health services as effective as possible.
The government wants to make sure that health and social care services are safe for patients and adults in vulnerable situations.
The government is making changes to give people more information, choice and control over health and social care services.
The government wants people approaching the end of their life to be treated with dignity and to be able to die in a place of their choice.
The government is helping people make a full recovery from drug addiction and is discouraging people from misusing illegal drugs in the first place.
We’re improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and helping survivors to live more comfortably.
The government wants health and social care services to work together more efficiently so that people get the right combination of care.
In emergency situations, the government wants to be ready to protect people’s health and prevent deaths.
The government is making changes to the health and social care system to put respect for patients and service users first.
The government is improving children’s chances later in life by helping parents keep their children healthy and safe from pregnancy onwards.
The government wants to improve health and care services, create more dementia-friendly communities and make dementia research a priority.