Sustainability and Transformation Plan
Please see the latest STP plan on the
Developing a Sustainability and Transformation
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire working
In common with health and care organisations throughout England,
we have been working with our partners across Bristol, North
Somerset and South Gloucestershire to develop a Sustainability and
Once completed the plan will set out how health and care
services will work in partnership to develop plans that will enable
us to continue to meet the health needs of our local population at
a time of increasing demand and constrained resources.
This summary presentation provides an update on the emerging
thinking. It begins to describe how we propose to organise and
deliver services in a different way across three broad themes:
Prevention, Early intervention & Self-care, Integrated
community, Primary & social care, and Acute Care
It provides an overview of where we are now, and our emerging
vision, we will provide you with more detail as this becomes
If you would like to send us any comments on this summary, or be
notified of opportunities to get involved please use the feedback
box at the bottom of this page.
View the presentation here.
The Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
A vision for health and social care in Bristol, North Somerset
and South GloucestershireIn December 2015 NHS England published the
Five Year Forward View, outlining a new approach to planning health
and care services across England to secure a local health and
social care system that:
• Improves the health and wellbeing of local people
• Improves the quality of local health and care services
• Delivers financial stability and balance throughout the local
health care system.
To deliver the five year forward view locally each health and
care system in England is producing a Sustainability and
Transformation Plan to address the challenges of rising demand from
an ageing population, at a time of ongoing resource constraint.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are
working together as one of 44 agreed local areas across the UK, we
are developing a plan which is being organised across three broad,
• Prevention, early intervention and self-care
• Integrated community, primary and social care
• Acute carecollaboration
This work will be supported by a number of enabling work-streams
including workforce, digital and finance.
Robert Woolley, Chief Executive of University Hospitals Bristol
NHS Foundation Trust, is leading the work to develop the plan
- you can read the full announcement on the NHS England website -
which involves the 15 local organisations responsible for planning
and providing your health and social care services:
• Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council, South
• Bristol CCG, North Somerset CCG, South Gloucestershire CCG
• North Bristol NHS Trust, University Hospitals Bristol NHS
Foundation Trust, Weston Area NHS Health Trust, South West
Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust, Avon and Wiltshire
• Bristol Community Health, North Somerset Community
Partnership, Sirona care & health
• NHS England (as the commissioners for Primary Care and for
BNSSG is an established health and care partnership; during the
last decade we have worked together to progress a system wide
vision based on clinical consensus, of care closer to home and
reduced reliance on acute services.
The development of a Sustainability and Transformation Plan will
help us take the next steps in this journey, working together to
further transform local health services in order to be able to
continue to provide high quality care that we can sustain for the
How can I get involved?
There will be opportunities for service users, carers and the
public to have their say on the emerging plan, and to continue
shaping the development and implementation of the plan during the
next 5 years. Any proposals for significant changes that
emerge from the plan will be subject to specific engagement and
consultation where required.
We have collated existing feedback from service users, carers
and the public to help inform our planning. This includes
information from recent public engagement activities, local surveys
and local health scrutiny committees, and information collated from
'friends and family' test data, patient complaints and Care Quality
Commission reports. The thinking outlined in this presentation has
been shaped by the issues that those who rely on our services have
told us is important to them.
We are working with the three local Health Watch organisations
and other stakeholder organisations to agree arrangements for local