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NHS and local government join forces to improve patient care
When the NHS and local government work together residents quality of life improve. This video looks at the opportunity to integrate health and care illustrates the example of Wealden District Council and Herstmonceux GP John Simmons working together to secure a health and wellbeing coach based at the GP surgery. The difference with other schemes is that patients are referred directly to the coach for one to one support and follow up.
Joining up care for people with multiple long term conditions
This video looks at how joined-up care at Weymouth Hub in Dorset improved the lives of Dennis, who was living with multiple complex conditions, and his wife Jennifer, who cared for him. It shows the impact that can be made when the NHS and local councils work together to improve health and care.
The lead Medical Director for the Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership talks about new ways of working for hospitals across the county: One of the successes of our recent Acute Services Review has been the adoption of a networked approach to hospital services across Devon. Issues with service resilience, largely due to staffing shortages, led […]