Our local health and care system must adapt to meet rising demand for services as a result of people living longer and with more complex conditions.
We need to break down the barriers between our different health and care organisations and make sure they provide a more joined up and better coordinated service for people. So in common with many other parts of the country, we are looking at how we can work with our partner organisations to bring all our resources together to provide the best quality care and health outcomes for our local population.
Click on the tabs above to learn more about the different ways we are forming partnerships to better meet the needs of our local population now and in the future. There is also more information available on the NHS England website here.
This infographic explains some of the reasons why the NHS needs to change so it is more joined-up, proactive and empowering: