NHS Long Term Plan for Derby & Derbyshire

Report date:
January 26, 2020
NHS Long Term Plan for Derby & Derbyshire

Joined Up Care Derbyshire Response to HWD Long Term Plan Report – Update January 2020

This plan was underpinned by a comprehensive programme of engagement activities see page 48, which resulted in the themes below being highlighted. The table indicates how these themes have shaped and informed the plan, or have influenced on-going planning work for the JUCD.

Please note – A full summary of discussion and delegate list for the STP Board Refresh Event on the 13Sept can be found at https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/get-involved).

The Healthwatch Long Term Plan Report 2019 can also be found at: https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/news/news/healthwatch-report-launched-nhs-long-term-plan

With growing pressure on the NHS – an ageing population, more people living with long-terms conditions, and lifestyle choices affecting people’s health – changes are needed to make sure everybody gets the support they need.

The LTP sets out what the NHS wants to do better, including making it easier for people to access support closer to home and via technology, doing more to help people stay well, and providing better support for people with cancer, mental health conditions, heart and lung diseases, long term conditions, such as diabetes and arthritis, learning disabilities and autism, and for people as they get older and experience conditions such as dementia.

Locally, our STP is called Joined Up Care Derbyshire (JUCD) and their plan identifies five priorities:

  1. Prevent physical and mental ill health and help people to make better lifestyle choices
  2. Make sure services are tailored and targeted to people and their communities
  3. Make it easy for people to get the right care, when they need it, in the right place for them
  4. Health and social care need to work seamlessly
  5. Make organisations as efficient as possible For more information on JUCD please visit: https://www.joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/about

The Healthwatch network were commissioned by NHS England to support public engagement around the NHS LTP within each Sustainable Transformation Partnership (STP) footprint. Therefore, between March and May 2019, we engaged with people across Derby and Derbyshire about what people think should happen in order to make care better for people in the community.

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