Health and wellbeing boards have the potential to improve integrated care and provide more democratic approaches to developing shared plans for local populations. Effective relationships and adequate resources are required for them to be effective. Chapters include:
- Development of the joint strategic needs assessment.
- Delivering integrated services.
- Developing relationships – the role of local government.
- Engagement with clinical commissioners.
- Adult social care.
- Early intervention.
- Children’s services.
- Public health.
- Engagement with the voluntary sector.
- Mental health.
- Scrutiny and accountability.
- Learnings from an early implementer.
- Achieving cost-effectiveness for health and well-being boards.
Neil Churchill (ed.) (2012). Getting started: prospects for health and wellbeing boards. London: The Smith Institute, December 2012.
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].