The Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health for All provides support to local areas and national organisations that demonstrate commitment by signing up and work together a whole, rather than as single parts. It reminds us that mental health matters as much as physical health, and this enhances initiatives from other partners.
Claire Kennedy explores the selfish case for social care. We need politicians who are brave enough and empathetic enough to force us to understand that help will not be there for us unless we are prepared to think radically differently about how we care for people; and that those people will be ourselves.
Health and Wellbeing Support Worker, Helen Jenkins, explains how a population health management approach helps her deliver personalised care to clients in Blackpool who need more than a ten minute GP appointment.