The latest chapter in HSJ and NHS England’s series on the progress made by sustainability and transformation plans examines how Surrey Heartlands has drawn on strong existing working relationships

Alison Moore charts how this STP – which covers three clinical commissioning groups, three acute trusts and five other major partners – made a complex mosaic of parties work together successfully.

This developing series will chronicle the progress made by STPs on distinct areas of change and ask what lessons other STPs can take on board.

We have already looked at the Greater Manchester area, where mental health has been at the forefront of work, and  Dorset, which is already out to consultation on changes to acute, mental health and community services.

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