To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the merits of (a) same site co-location in delivering cohesive relationships between clinical teams and (b) inter-Trust Service Level Agreements in delivering more cohesive relationships between neighbouring trusts.
20 July 2017
This is a matter for NHS England.
Collaboration between clinical teams and between provider organisations can often help to improve services. In the case of some services, such as Congenital Heart Disease services, clinicians have agreed specific standards to support high quality care.