Patients to receive better care as NHS and social care systems link up

Patients will receive better, more joined-up care under new plans announced to improve the links between health and social care.

The government’s new integration white paper will bring the NHS and local government closer together to improve care for all and value for money including:

  • Better transparency and choice

  • More personalised care

  • Earlier intervention

  • Clear communication

  • Improved access to social care services through NHS data sharing

  • Better treatment

  • Better NHS support to care homes

  • Coordinated services

  • More flexible services

  • Better value for money

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