The COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating ripple effects have shone a light on the inflexibility of the current NHS infrastructure, hindering healthcare organisations’ ability to flex and respond to increased demand and disruption to services. As the NHS recovers from the pandemic, a thorough examination of the NHS built environment is needed and different approaches and solutions to create more flex and adaptability required.

In an article for Hospital Times, Vanguard CEO David Cole explores why it’s time to think differently about how to boost healthcare capacity and the role flexible infrastructure can play in the NHS’ renewal and recovery in a post-COVID climate.