PPL: Protecting the NHS: lessons from the Pandemic

by PPL

In March 2020, whilst millions of people across England went into lockdown, the NHS embarked on its biggest liberation in a generation.

After years of focus on national plans, re-organisations and deficits, all routine inspections were cancelled; national and local planning processes suspended; income protected; laws flexed; and additional funding made available for whatever staff, facilities, equipment, discharge packages, training, elective care, “or any other relevant category” of spend the NHS deemed required.

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