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A short guide to health and wellbeing boards

What are health and wellbeing boards? Subject to parliamentary passage, health and wellbeing boards will be a forum for key leaders from the health and care system to work together to improve the health and wellbeing of their local population … Read more → – A short guide to health and wellbeing boards

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New start date and funding for local HealthWatch

Further details on the establishment of local HealthWatch bodies, including a new start date and extra funding, have been set out by Health Minister Andrew Lansley. Following feedback from local authorities and Local Involvement Networks, they now have until April … Read more → – New start date and funding for local HealthWatch

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New public health system takes shape as more details published

More details on the design of the new public health system, including the role and responsibilities of local government in public health, the operating model for the new executive agency Public Health England and an overview of how the whole … Read more → – New public health system takes shape as more details published

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Aiming for the new holy grail

John Wilderspin, National Director of Health and Wellbeing Board Implementation, looks at the challenge of achieving integrated working between the NHS and local government. Among all the arguments surrounding other key elements of the Health and Social Care Bill, progress … Read more → – Aiming for the new holy grail

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Online briefing for early implementer health and wellbeing boards

Early implementer health and wellbeing boards have been invited to join an online briefing about how they can get involved in learning sets being established as part of the National Learning Network for health and wellbeing boards. The sets will … Read more → – Online briefing for early implementer health and wellbeing boards

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