How important is the change to system funding? Is there still an A&E target? What about the staffing? And why are commissioners being required to make regular visits to people with learning disabilities, who they house outside their area?

We cover: New finance rules, targets and performance asks, learning disabilities, next steps on staffing, and renewed aspirations for integration and system working.

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Featuring deputy editor Dave West, bureau chief Lawrence Dunhill, senior correspondent for workforce Annabelle Collins, and senior correspondent for mental health Rebecca Thomas.

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