Public Health England. Published online:12 May 2016
The government requires all local areas to integrate health and care services by 2020. The place-based approach offers new opportunities to help meet the challenges facing the NHS.
The place-based approach offers new opportunities to help meet the challenges facing the NHS.
Place-based systems of care (PDF, 1.27MB, 51 pages).
Healthcare professionals are essential to the commissioning and delivery of integrated services for individuals, communities and population and provide Right Care, that maximises:
- the value that the patient derives from their own care and treatment
- the value the whole population derives from the investment in their healthcare
Local government has been leading the place-based agenda using influence to promote the general wellbeing of communities and citizens.
Read the full guidance here