December 2017–February 2018
CEO of NHS England, Simon Stevens, described February 2018 as likely the 'most pressurised month the NHS had seen in its 70 year history'.
13 December 2017
HEE launched a consultation with stakeholders and the wider public on a draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027.
27 March 2018
NHS England (NHSE) and NHS Improvement (NHSI) announced plans to work together more closely.
17 June 2018
As the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS approached, Prime Minister Theresa May announced a 5 year funding settlement and a 10-year plan for the NHS.
3 August–26 October 2018
NHS England carried out a public consultation on a new type of contract for commissioning integrated services from ICPs.
13 August 2018
Dr Bawa-Garba successfully appealed a ruling that she be struck off the medical register after being found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter of a patient.
7 January 2019
The 10 year plan followed a government commitment to increase funding for NHS England, to mark the NHS's 70th birthday.
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