Transforming Services Together
East London is an exciting place to live, but the NHS in east London faces huge challenges: an extra 270,000 residents will move into the area in the next 15 years – equivalent to another London borough; we have shortages of staff in many areas; we have too many examples of poor patient care, estates and infrastructure and the local health economy will be in deficit by £400 million in five years if we don’t take action now. That's why we've developed our Transforming Services Together strategy - to improve the local health and social care economy in Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest – in line with the challenges of the NHS Five Year Forward View, local and regional plans and guidance.
A Strategy and Investment Case has been published, setting out the investments that we want to make and the changes we want to see in the local NHS over the next five years. More than 1,000 people have been involved in developing this strategy including clinicians, key stakeholders and members of the public.
We are now inviting comments on this strategy, to make sure that local people can feed into our plans. For more information, to read the summary leaflet or to fill in the questionnaire to make your views known, please visit the Transforming Services Together website.