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Health and social care integration must 'go up a gear', warn public sector leaders

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 16/06/2016 13:02

Description by the original source: Health and social care services need to be integrated urgently at an unprecedented pace and scale to prevent the NHS being overwhelmed by an ageing population, public sector leaders have said.

Integration must move beyond vanguard areas piloting new models of care, and better funding for public health and community services is vital to integrate health and social care in time to meet the needs of an ageing population with complex health needs, according to a report by leaders of NHS, local government and social services leaders.




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