HSJ News: Revealed: ‘Strongest’ STPs share £325m of new investment

National leaders have announced which health economies will receive a share of the £325m of extra capital funding that was pledged to the NHS in the spring budget.


The money will be paid to the 15 “strongest” sustainability and transformation partnerships over the next three years.


Dorset will receive one of the largest awards, with £100m to enable a reconfiguration of acute services between the two hospitals in Bournemouth and Poole.

Greater Manchester will receive up to £80m for consolidating emergency general surgery at four hospitals and building a new major trauma centre.

The allocations were announced by health secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens.

Final funding allocations will be dependent on business cases being successfully approved, and will depend on robust, wider estates and capital strategies that demonstrates that NHS surplus land disposals are being maximised.

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Access to the HSJ is available to members of the library. Please email either Poole library@poole.nhs.uk or Royal Bournemouth library@rbch.nhs.uk to gain access.


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