Fire and Rescue Services Checks on Older People (NHS England / BBC News)

Summary

NHS England and the Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) have announced collaborative work to conduct health checks on elderly people and patients with complex long-term conditions.

This partnership, working in collaboration with Public Health England, the Local Government Association and Age UK, aims to improve the quality of life for people likely to benefit from regular checks on their health, wellbeing and general safety. Improved coordination between public services is expected.

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Fire as a health asset? Or a health necessity? London: NHS England, August 14th 2015.

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Fire service to the rescue of our health – Jacquie White. London: NHS England, August 14th 2015.

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Triggle, N. (2015). Why firefighters could save the NHS. London: BBC Health News, September 10th 2015.

October 2015 Update

Consensus signed:

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NHS and Fire Service sign new consensus to help vulnerable and reduce winter pressures. London: NHS England, October 1st 2015.

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Fire as a Health Asset: a new partnership. London: NHS England, October 1st 2015.

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Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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