23 November 2016
STP summaries published
Summaries of both Sustainability and Transformation
Plans (STPs) in which AWP is a partner have now been published.
Over the last few months organisations from the two local health
and care communities in our area have come together to develop
ideas around how we can create a sustainable future for the local
NHS, set out in an STP for each of these two health and care
communities. STPs are a new approach to planning health and care
services across England over the next five years.
Our two local health and care communities are:
- Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG)
- Bath & North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire
In BNSSG, AWP is one of 15 partner organisations working
together to develop the STP.
In BSW we are one of 17 partner organisations working together
to develop the STP.
We are advising both our STPs on mental health - a 'golden
thread' running through the STPs - and working hard to ensure that
mental health care is given parity with physical healthcare.
AWP is also leading the 'workforce' workstream across both
Both STPs have now published summary plans which set out the
emerging thinking and priorities of the STPs.
These plans are in draft and will be improved through engagement
with local groups, service users, carers, staff and local people.
This is a real opportunity for all of us to influence the
development of local mental and physical health and social
Our STP webpage explains more about STPs, links
to the summaries and sets out how you can get involved.