From The King’s Fund
Covid-19 is the biggest challenge the health and care system has faced in living memory. It is essential that lessons are learned from this experience – whether from the rapid progress achieved in digitising and transforming service delivery, the extraordinary contributions of millions of staff and volunteers, or from the shortcomings and inequalities brought sharply into focus. There is now not only an imperative to restore service provision while remaining prepared for future waves of the virus, but to build on this learning to bring about positive change and renewal so that the health and care system can support the greatest possible improvements in health and wellbeing for everyone, well beyond this crisis.
With this in mind, this piece from the Kings Fund does not explore the public health response to the pandemic, which is sure to be the subject of much analysis and commentary over the months and years to come. Instead, it sets out five priorities to help guide the approach to renewal across health and care.
You can read it here (opens in a new tab)