Breadcrumb Home Publications Politicians have ducked hard decisions on the NHS for far too long This content relates to the following topics: NHS finances Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Up to 20 hospitals, around 10 per cent of the total in England, may not be financially sustainable. The NHS must change. That message came over loud and clear from the Future Forum set up to advise the government on its controversial plans for reform.David Cameron and Nick Clegg endorsed this message in their response to the Forum's report, setting the stage for far-reaching changes.Read the full article from the Guardian Related contentNHS Future Forum: recommendations and responsesProfessor Steve Field and the NHS Future Forum launched its findings at a press conference at The King's Fund. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Paid event Future of commissioning Paid event Maximising the value of the NHS estate and back-office systems:making the best use of available resources Blog Political consensus needed to ensure the future of health and social care In July, Chris Ham joined Sarah Wollaston MP to give the Speaker’s lecture on the future of the NHS in the House of Commons. Here, he summarises his contribution, detailing what needs to be done to secure a sustainable health and social care system. Long read What are the priorities for health and social care? Ahead of the party conference season, we assess the state of health and social care and set out the big issues facing the government.