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.
Healthier Fleetwood is a social movement improving the health outcomes of local people in Fleetwood. This video captures some of the initiatives the health and care system in Fleetwood has implemented lead by both health staff and local residents. To find out more about Healthier Fleetwood visit http://www.healthierfleetwood.co.uk/
Watch David talk about his experience of the Extensive Service in Blackpool and the Fylde coast and how this supported him to improve his health and wellbeing.
Patient story recalling the support John and his wife Bette received from the Extensive Service to manage a number of health conditions, including COPD, after he was introduced to the service by his daughter Annella.