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Working together for Health: achievements and challenges in the Kaiser NHS Beacon Sites Programme

Ham, Chris J (2010) Working together for Health: achievements and challenges in the Kaiser NHS Beacon Sites Programme. Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.

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Abstract

This evaluation of an integrated care project in Torbay shows that it is delivering services closer to home. The project focuses on services for older people and has avoided the need for many hospital admissions through health and social care services working closely together.

Type of Work:Monograph (Discussion Paper)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences
Number of Pages:12
Department:Health Services Management Centre
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Series/Collection Name:HSMC Policy Papers
Keywords:Integrated care, Kaiser Permanente, long term conditions, older people NHS
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
ID Code:749

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