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The Personalised Care Group at NHS England and NHS Improvement has developed an exciting and innovative online personal development programme with he aim of developing hundreds of new peer leaders by 2024. A Peer Leader is ‘a person with lived experience who is committed to working collaboratively with the system to shape and influence how health and care is delivered.’ The approach is fundmental to the work of the Coalition for Personalised Care, ensuring that co-production is embedded across the NHS. It makes sense that, to ensure that our NHS meets everyone’s needs, the people who use services - especially those living with long term conditions, disabled people and family carers - have the opportunity to shape them. For the last
C4PC is sharing a new report focussed on understanding how best to align link worker and capacity building activities with optimum success. The report explores a place-based approach in York and Wakefield, and highlights the importance of community strengthening roles including how individuals and communities can best take control of their own lives and environment to maintain good health and well-being. Sign up to attend the webinar and find out more.
Amongst growing concern that health inequalities in the U.K. are adversely affecting the roll-out of the national Covid vaccination programme, C4PC is drawing together a broad range of partner organisations to provide valuable insight from a range of perspectives which could help to tackle the issue. We'll be sharing the findings immediately after the event.
The Coalition has launched a series of new workstreams as we begin to implement a year of action on the roll out of personalised care. The first three priorities are health inequalities, the treatment backlog and the patient experience of health and care during the pandemic. The workstreams will develop practical outputs which are of use widely across health and social care.
Our partner, Disability Rights UK is one of the National Delivery Partners for Sport England's Tackling Inequalities Fund. The fund aims to reduce the negative impact of Covid-19 and any widening of inequalities in participation rates in sport and physical activity.
Starting in January 2021, our partner - Disability Rights UK - is releasing a series of 'Active at Home' videos they have developed alongside Sense and Durham University. These are accessible pre-recorded videos to support disabled people to get active at home during the coronavirus outbreak.