Dr Patrick Brooke, Accountable Officer at Solihull CCG and Nick Page, Chief Executive at Solihull Council joined NHS chiefs at The King’s Fund to discuss solutions to the big health and social care sustainability challenge. The workshop focussed on how leaders of local health and care systems can collaborate; combining efforts and resources to modernise care that’s fit for the local areas they serve.
Patrick and Nick presented the Solihull perspective at a workshop attended by around 100 people. During the slot, Solihull’s health and council leads talked about the barriers and enablers to bringing about change – change that results in better outcomes for local people and places the NHS on a more sustainable footing. Joel Ratnasothy, Vice President at Caradigm Health also spoke about how his company is helping Solihull to build on the shared commitment and vision for integrated care in Solihull. Part of the ICASS programme oversees the development of a population-wide health system that should give health and social care workers a picture of a person’s health and risk of future ill-health at the touch of a button.
The King’s Fund was very complimentary about Solihull’s presentation, which all added to the learning and debate enjoyed by delegates at the workshop. See the full presentation and workshop agenda.