Making better use of our joint resources is crucial, including staff, services and money. We now have an opportunity to develop better ways of working between the existing partners, services and professionals on the Fylde coast.
Known as ‘Healthier Fylde Coast’, the Integrated Care Partnership brings together the local NHS, Blackpool Council and Lancashire County Council.
For the past 18 months local NHS and council organisations have been working in partnership to plan health and care services for the next five years across the Fylde Coast.
We don’t need any legislative changes to make progress as we can work within our existing organisations to strengthen partnership working, further develop services and improve effectiveness and efficiency.
They will become the bedrock of the Fylde Coast health and care system of the future, and will be empowered to manage population health.
Through neighbourhoods we will increase multi-disciplinary working across physical and mental healthcare and also between the health and care sectors, valuing health and wellbeing equally. We aim to provide as much support as is safe and cost effective in a community setting. This will ensure:
The eight Fylde Coast neighbourhoods are:
You can find out more about the Fylde Coast neighbourhoods here and more about primary care networks nationally here.
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