Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration: How to deliver a digital NHS

Our chief medical officer, Dr Shaun O'Hanlon writes for NHS Confed on break down the old barriers to deliver new digital services.

At the heart of the STP process is the need to deliver ‘place-based’ planning of services – taking a big picture view across the whole of health and social care, and across large local populations. This requires a level of collaboration not seen before, as service planners and providers in the NHS and local authorities come together to predict and respond to local needs.

Read Dr Shaun O Hanlon's blog for NHS Confed.