NHS (England) White Paper Analysis

Updated: Apr 23

The NPC Health & Social Care Working Party has produced the below analysis on the NHS (England) White Paper

Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

Secretary of State for Health & Social Care Department of Health & Social Care 39 Victoria Street



March 2021

Dear Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

NPC NHS Reform White Paper Analysis


There are more questions than answers in this paper. We are faced with the biggest ever shake-up of our NHS as we start to come out of the impact of the pandemic.

The obvious answer to why the NHS found itself so unprepared for the pandemic lies with the political decisions made back in 2016. Exercise Cygnus – designed