What is integrated care?
Truly integrated care is about bringing health and social care together.
For the local NHS and Cheshire West and Chester Council it represents the evolution of our work over recent years.
By joining up services which are currently provided separately, we can make better patient decisions by pooling experience, expertise and resources.
By focusing on preventing ill-health and unnecessary hospital admissions we can ensure local services are sustainable for the future.
Integrated care provides the opportunity for us to go further and faster to organise services in a more joined-up way and create a more efficient system which enables local people to access high-quality care when they need it.