Our health and care needs are changing, with more people living longer often with multiple long term conditions. This animation explains the challenges facing the health and care system and how partnerships are being formed between the NHS, local government and the third sector to integrate care and better meet our health and care needs now and in the future.
Thinking differently about the health and wellbeing of children and young people
Our health and care system needs to adapt to the changing care needs of children and young people. One in ten of our children suffer mental health problems, which can impact for life if not addressed early. A fifth are obese by the time they leave primary school, with diabetes already consuming around 10 per cent of the health budget This video focuses on how we can deliver care differently for children and young people.
It is Monday morning. My last patient of a busy morning is a young lady who I know well and have a good relationship with. She lives in a council estate with her family around the corner from our GP practice. She is, like her parents, sisters and cousins, under mental health services, and has […]