"It's been a real eye opener"- experiences of working in a multidisciplinary team
Greater team working between different types of clinicians, social workers and other health and care professionals is helping to keep people like Richard out of hospital. This way of working is more rewarding for staff with patients benefiting from high-quality care closer to home.
Integrated care in every community
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.
A GP and Clinical Director for Chorley Central Primary Care Network tells how he and colleagues from across the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System threw new light on the health needs of frail people by studying their assisted rubbish collections: When we think about our health the last thing that springs to mind […]