Department of Health -
The Secretary of State for Health’s assessment report covers the extent to which NHS England met its mandate and business plan objectives, and fulfilled its duties to improve the quality of services, reduce inequalities and secure public involvement.
National Audit Office (NAO) -
This study examines government’s process in setting out a robust framework for managing performance through its new single departmental plans. It concludes that there have been improvements in the way government plans and manages public sector activity, but the NAO does not consider that there exists a coherent, enduring framework for planning and management.
Delivering the 2015 Spending Review objective of successful NHS partnerships with the private sector
The paper was produced in partnership with Alliance Medical. The first is the delivery of intravenous chemotherapy to cancer patients and the provision of PET-CT diagnostic scans. Both cases studies involve The Christie Hospital in Manchester, one of the world’s leading cancer centres.