"The NHS has been there to help us for 70 years. The Long Term Plan sets a clear direction for the NHS backed by record funding that will protect the service for generations to come" Caroline Dinenage
Local MP, Caroline Dinenage, has today welcomed the 10 year plan for the NHS unveiled by the Health Secretary.
The plan which has been developed by clinicians, patients and medical experts, sets out how the health service can make the most of the additional £20 billion real terms funding increase.
Key priorities from the plan include:
Commenting Caroline said:
"This is excellent news for the NHS nationally and for us locally. Integral to the plan is a stronger recognition and more support for our vital community and primary services, which will hugely benefit my constituents. All backed by a £20.5 billion per year real terms increase in NHS funding."