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Shaping a Care Association for Norfolk: Initial Survey Findings

Since July 2018, the provider-led Executive Steering Group have overseen a consultation process.

Cromer Good Neighbour Scheme

Who knows a community better than the people who live there?

Surveys show that Norfolk people want to see more community spirit in their towns and villages and more support for the most vulnerable. This is why Community Action Norfolk (CAN) has supported the set-up of around twenty Good Neighbour Schemes around the county. 

Primary Care Networks

When the National Health Service began in 1948, the UK population was 49.4 million. 70 years later the population stands at an estimated 66.5 million, an increase of more than 34%. People are living longer. Many are living with long term conditions such as diabetes and heart disease or suffer with mental health issues and may need to access their local health services more often.

Social prescribing - helping people find health solutions in their community

Social prescribing is a way of enabling GPs, nurses and other health professionals to help people find non-medical solutions to personal health issues. It’s an holistic approach, which looks at the mental and physical needs of the person as a whole, not just the symptoms of a particular illness.

Social Prescribing and Community Based Support

The NHS have published a document, Social Prescribing and Community Based Summary Guide,

Primary Care Network and GP Contracts

A briefing on the Primary Care Network and the five year GP contracts was given as part of a meeting of the STP (Sustainable Transformation Partnership) Primary Care Programme Board.  

Population Health Management

Population Health Management will be a core part of the NHS’s approach to health systems.

Fast broadband needed? There’s a 21st century answer right here in Norfolk

Around 92% of locations across Norfolk can receive fast broadband. That’s around 24 Mbps. And Better Broadband for Norfolk is working hard to increase that figure. You can check broadband availability in your area at  www.betterbroadbandnorfolk.co.uk.  That’s if you can get broadband in the first place of course…

Norfolk and Waveney Sustainable Transformation Partnership Executive Briefing - February 2019

Here’s an update summarising the key issues discussed by the Norfolk and Waveney STP Executive at their meeting on 15 February 2019.

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