The NHS and local councils have come together in 44 areas covering all of England to develop proposals to improve health and care. They have formed new partnerships – known as sustainability and transformation partnerships – to plan jointly for the next few years. They are built around the needs of the local population across whole areas, not just those of the individual organisations involved.
Now we have help - the future of health and social care
The NHS and local authorities are working together to improve health and social care. This short film tells the story of how joined-up care at the Weymouth Hub in Dorset has improved the lives of Dennis, who suffers from multiple complex conditions, and his wife Jennifer, who cares for him. Joining up care is just one of the benefits patients and families are experiencing across the country, as a result of sustainability and transformation partnerships.
The future of stroke
There are more than 100,000 strokes in the UK every year. It destroys lives, puts a strain on family, and is one of the biggest causes of long term disability.
We’ve teamed up with the Stroke Association to show how changes in stroke services can save lives and reduce lifelong disability. Watch and share.
Jon Rouse, Chief Officer for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, the body overseeing the region’s £6bn devolved health and social care budget – on getting out and about in communities and the pledge to stop any divide between mental and physical health. Here, he speaks just ahead of World Mental Health Day on […]