Together for Health: Public information delivery plan will be aiming to make substantial improvements in the way you can access health information over the coming months and years.
The Social Services Strategy for Wales, Fulfilled Lives, Supportive Communities, was launched on 28 February 2007. Implementation of this Strategy will be a major programme of change and will take several years. It will require concerted collaborative action by the Assembly Government, local government and the NHS together with service users, the professions, the workforce, providers and the wider community working in developed partnerships.
The Community Services Framework March 2007 is a document about people and their local community services. In this context, the community is the place where people normally live their daily lives. Community services then are services in the community that enable people to live healthy, fulfilled and independent lives, and it specifically refers to those services such as primary health care services, including the general practitioner, dental, pharmacy and optometry services.
Achieving Excellence details how our new quality assurance and improvement arrangements will operate.
Last year’s Annual Quality Framework is a step change towards measuring an outcome, quality driven service that captures what is important to both the public and clinicians. It moves the focus away from targets, and allows greater flexibility for the NHS to innovate and improve services.
The Wanless report ‘Review of Health and Social Care in Wales’, (2003) provided the backdrop to the first Health, Social Care and Well Being Strategy, supplying a framework for refocusing health and social care services.
Health Social Care and Wellbeing Strategies (2003) - local authorities and local health boards are required to formulate and implement a Health, Social Care and Wellbeing Strategy for their local area.
National Strategies for Health and Social Care 1999-2012
The Welsh Government's website contains an archive of its National Strategies for Health and Social Care since devolution.