Better Care Together aims to reshape the provision of health services in LLR by integrating the activities of NHS organisations and local authorities to improve outcomes for patients, and to deliver care more efficiently.
The health and care system in LLR must adapt to changing and increasing demand, driven by a growing and ageing population with increasing numbers of people living with long-term and complex conditions. If we do nothing, costs will rise and the quality of care will decline as the existing system is placed under greater strain.
Better Care Together aims to:
- Keep more people well and out of hospital
- Move care closer to home
- Provide care in a crisis
- Deliver high quality specialist care
To achieve these aims Better Care Together has been arranged into different pathways of care: