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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Older volunteers are crucial to the NHS

NHS England’s Director for Experience, Participation and Equalities welcomes a review of community contributions in later life published today by the Centre for Ageing Better and looks at what it means for the health service: Public services should be rooted in their local communities and that is certainly true for the NHS. We rely on […]