It represents a collaboration between six leading NHS groups: Monitor, Health Education England, the NHS Trust Development Authority, Public Health England, the Care Quality Commission and NHS England.

This is the second in a series of articles asking doctors to give their opinions on the Five-Year Forward View and features the views of Dr Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard.

The latest official statistics - which show that the NHS in England has missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target and that its performance has dropped to its lowest level for a decade - underline the need to focus on primary prevention strategies in order to improve the nation's health and thereby reduce pressure on NHS services.


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