A summary of Preparing for 2019/20 operational planning and contracting

Sarah Day

04 January 2019


This document has been superseded by the full planning guidance published on 10 January 2019. An updated summary can be found here.

The first part of the 2019/20 planning guidance, published on 21 December 2018 by NHS England and NHS Improvement, focuses on three main areas – system planning; financial settlement; and initial operational plan requirements. This briefing is a summary of the guidance for HFMA members. Further detail is expected in January 2019, together with the publication of the long-term plan, five year clinical commissioning group (CCG) allocations and the trust financial regime.
A summary of Preparing for 2019/20 operational planning and contracting

January 2019 (PDF 87KB)

For further reading on this see our top story from 21 December by Steve Brown