Solving Together

Locally led, jointly decided, centrally supported: this is Solving Together

Solving Together is an approach to capture, assess and test learning and ideas that can support the priorities for health and care; it is part of a suite of interventions relating to the delivery of transformation led by the Transformation Directorate of NHS England. It is doing this by mobilising the people who know the most (those delivering and receiving care and leading services), making them fair, accessible and inclusive for all. The Solving Together “crowdsourcing” platform is a regionally-led and centrally supported initiative to capture, assess, test and share ideas on a range of issues affecting our NHS.

The graphic below describes the ‘roadmap’ of the Solving Together process from crowdsourcing ideas to solve a problem; thematic analysis of the contributed ideas; prototyping and testing ideas; and activating the ideas.

During 2022 and 2023, #SolvingTogether has crowdsourced ideas for:



  • NHS Community Health Services


Listen to Tim Ferris, National Director for Transformation at NHS England and Bev Matthews, clinical lead at NHS Horizons and programme director for Solving Together talk about the approach in the Agents Assemble podcast.


Since Solving Together started in January 2022 more than 12,000 people have been engaged. Find out more here.

Get Involved

Everyone can get involved in #SolvingTogether. And we mean everyone. All you need to do to get involved is to sign up to the platform, which takes just a couple of minutes. By signing up you’ll be able to find out when the next crowdsourcing initiative is happening, and how to get involved – as well as receive updates on the programmes outlined above.

You can also get involved by following us on our social channels.

Let’s all join in with #SolvingTogether!

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