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The health service in Greater Manchester is facing the biggest shake up in its history and what happens next could be rolled out across the rest of the NHS.
Those behind the proposed reforms say at the moment people are dying needlessly, and the NHS must modernise.
They want the views of 3 million people in a major public consultation.
Concern has already been raised though about the costs and the impact on some local hospitals.
Greater Manchester is facing the biggest shake up in the history of the NHS.
People are dying needlessly, services are patchy - and those behind the reforms say our health service must modernise.
They say, to do nothing is not an option.
Our correspondent, Matt O'Donoghue, reports: