LSE-Lancet Commission on the Future of the NHS

30th May 2018

Deadline for Call for Evidence submissions: Monday 30 July 2018

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and The Lancet have announced a joint Commission to examine the Future of the NHS. Led by the LSE Department of Health Policy, the Commission will run throughout 2018 and will publish its findings, including key policy recommendations, in 2019.

The Commission will focus on the major challenges facing the NHS across the UK, with an emphasis on eight key areas:

  • The NHS and the Wider Economy
  • The Changing Healthcare Needs of the Population
  • Organisational/Structural Challenges
  • Delivering High Quality Services for All
  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
  • Public/Patient Involvement and Expectations
  • Securing a Sustainable and Skilled Workforce
  • the Role of Technology and Innovation

Organisations and individuals have an opportunity to submit evidence on any of these eight areas (or any other areas) around the challenges facing the NHS and innovative solutions – Click here for more information