This latest report from UK think tank Localis looks at long-term sustainability through place based health.
Although its principles are now well-established and practiced, the full promise of a total place approach to area budgeting and comprehensive public service reformation in localities remains unrealised. At a time when ministers and officials are straining all means necessary to funnel billions of pounds from the health service’s 70th anniversary budget boost into shovel-ready NHS schemes, there is a moral case for making population health and place investment count for the fullest amount possible.
Local Practice is a case for place that is centred not around the need for power transfer, but a localist case to liberate resources, assets and latent potential that exist within every community. It is a call to rationally manage limited resources and deploy data and new technology for the best results. It is a simple prescription to integrate agents of health and guardians of place at an appropriate level for the sake of delivering human-centred care to local populations through all stages of life.Read Full Report
This event, hosted by UK think tank the HF will explore the role of local government in levelling up health…More Info