Older people

A nurse chats with a patient

Being able to stay healthy in later life is a crucial issue for all of us. We are improving care and supporting older people to look after their own health.

Healthy ageing and caring

We are working to support older people to look after their own health, particularly people with multiple long term conditions, including frailty.

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The fairy godmother service of the NHS

To mark Ageing Well Takeover Week, the first national director for community health looks at how the NHS Long Term Plan is bringing care systems together: I am responsible for the Ageing Well elements of the NHS Long Term Plan, which I’ve heard described as a “Cinderella portfolio”. We talk a lot about older people, […]