NHS Long Term Plan launched

The 10-year plan for the future of the NHS was announced last week, it outlines how the NHS budget will be spent over the next five years.

Broadly, its stated aims are to: enable everyone to get the best start in life, help communities to live well and help people to age well.

The plan focuses on prevention as a way of reducing financial pressures on healthcare, after Health Secretary Matt Hancock made prevention one of his top three priorities during his first speech in the role last year.

Critics have said that focusing on prevention does not give enough weighting to environmental factors or the health impacts of deprivation.

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