Local Estates Strategies: A Framework for Commissioners

The Department of Health have released a document for estates and facilites managers in primary care that advises how to develop a strategic approach to making the most of NHS Buildings and Land.

In particular, outlines that good quality strategic estates planning is vital to making the most of these changes and will allow the NHS to:

  • fully rationalise its estate
  • maximise use of facilities
  • deliver value for money
  • enhance patients' experiences when using NHS facilities.