Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance

Home truths - CFOs on the path to integration


A survey of CFOs carried out by CIPFA and iMPOWER in summer 2017 suggests a consensus around what needs to be done and results come at an interesting moment, just as sustainability and transformation plans are set to move from plans to actions.








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The survey of local authority and NHS organisations involved in sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) suggests there is a worryingly long way to go to achieving successful partnership working. The survey also throws up some serious question marks on the financial capacity of STPs to invest in important prevention measures. 

This briefing sets out: how the results confirm the agenda; the nature of the problems revealed; what action is needed to move matters forward.