The King's Fund

In Capital Health?

  • Format: Printed copy
  • Author(s): Belinda Finlayson, James Buchan, Pippa Gough
  • Publication date: 01-Jul-2003

The NHS in London faces a range of challenges, including providing effective health care in a city where the population is expected to rise by 700,000 by 2016. Yet it is experiencing challenges in growing, retaining and deploying its health care workforce in London. This report identifies ten challenges facing the NHS in London, and illustrates how London is responding to the challenges. Its recommendations include developing networks and exploiting the appeal of London as a place to work and live.