An outline health and wellbeing strategy that combines the integration of physical, mental and social care locally with patient and public involvement.
In the last blog, I produced a map of the health and wellbeing system – the range of factors that produce good or poor health, from social determinants to personal behaviour and treatment. That tells you what is there, in the ‘system’, but not how to
In my last blog, I said I would look next at what a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) might look like if resources and ambition were limited (given that my previous attempt to sketch a strategy required a considerable degree of commitment and joint
Last time, I suggested what good community engagement in producing a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) might look like. Well, I’ve been brought back down to earth. I’ve fairly recently become involved in a group planning engagement for the development of a JHWS and
OK, perhaps it’s more ‘aspects of engagement to think about and do your best to follow the good practice of when producing your Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS), so as to make the exercise as effective and worthwhile as possible, within the limited resources
Having suggested what a health and wellbeing strategy should look like, the current Covid crisis raises the question: ‘if something like this comes along and throws everything into the air, why bother with a strategy?’ Generally, I think, it’s still worth having a strategy, though
In my last blog, I outlined the broad shape of what a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy might look like. I included a rough diagram to illustrate it but wanted to produce a slightly more detailed systems map, showing some of the connections and feedback
Having considered what a strategy should contain, suggested that many Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (JHWS’s) don’t seem to be to be properly strategic and speculated on why that might be, I now want to show what the essence of a strategy might look like.
Having suggested what a strategy should include and assessed a number of Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (JHWS’s) and concluded they do not generally include what a strategy should, I now want to briefly consider why that might be. This is largely speculation, because
I have long thought that our local Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS), and most of the others I have seen, are not very strategic. They don’t do a good job of identifying a way in which ‘the whole system’ locally (including patients and the