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Sustainability and Transformation Plan for Norfolk and Waveney Health and Social Care is Submitted

A Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for Health and Social Care Services in Norfolk and Waveney has been submitted to NHS England.  

Do you work with families in West Norfolk who are in need of a helping hand? (West Norfolk)

NCT co-ordinate a clothing bank for children aged 3 months to 5 years. 

Market Shaping and Norfolk County Council's Market Position Statement

The Care Act 2014 aims to modernise adult social care law. Section 5 of the Act creates a general duty for local authorities to promote diversity and quality in the market of care and support providers for people in their local area. This is called Market Shaping and it is important as its function is to ensure the increasing demand for care and support services and changing expectations about choices in the type and quality of services that people in Norfolk want can be satisfied.

Health and Social Care in Norfolk and Waveney and the Sustainability and Transformation Plan

All local NHS are required by NHS England to produce a Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) outlining how they  working to ensure that they are able to provide safe, sustainable local services.  A report has been submitted to NHS England in June 2016 outlining how the work is progressing to develop an STP for Norfolk and Waveney.

Public Health England E-Cigarette Guidance - Now Available

Public Health England has published a framework that aims to support organisations to develop policies on the use of e-cigarettes in public places. 

West Norfolk drop-in advice clinics

In October and November Community Action Norfolk (CAN) will be holding free drop-in info sessions across West Norfolk for any voluntary and community groups that need practical support.

Dementia Information and Advice - A free resource for North Norfolk

North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partner organisations have created a virtual information pack to help patients and their carers in North Norfolk and rural Broadland, to cope with the impact of dementia.

West Norfolk Integrated Palliative Care Services (IPCS) (West Norfolk)

The West Norfolk Integrated Palliative Care Services (IPCS) will be provided by a range of NHS, social care and charitable sector organisations working in close partnership. The new model is designed to improve care for both patients and carers and provide better value for money.

The Matthew Project Launch Unity Service (Countywide)

The Matthew Project’s Unity service provides information and support to parents and carers of children who are using drugs and/or alcohol or are affected by someone else’s use of drugs and /or alcohol.

CQC Better Care in my Hands Report - Available Now

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published their report Better Care in my Hands, which outlines how far people are involved in their own care and what good involvement should look like.

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