Thursday, January 21, 2016
The NHS Five Year Forward View asks us to imagine new models of care and “a future where fully engaged patients, carers and citizens play a greater role in their health and health care.” A future where we draw on the assets, strengths and resourcefulness of people in our communities as well as the staff in our services to do things differently to create a sustainable NHS.
Altogether Better has developed an evidenced based approach, working with General Practice, which delivers this vision and provides an offer to reduce the pressure in General Practice. The work has been developed in over 60 GP practices in 16 CCG areas, involving over 1000 citizens who gift their time as champions and have the ability to touch the lives of half a million people.
Read more here.