I have done quite a lot of work over the past few months, refining my thoughts on what a decent Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) might look like. That is largely because a new JHWS is being produced locally, and I have been trying
As I noted in the last blog, the four-month consultation period on our local Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) has just ended. Last time, I reflected on how the feedback could and should be used. This time, I want to ask whether I was
An outline health and wellbeing strategy that combines the integration of physical, mental and social care locally with patient and public involvement.
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
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.
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
I want, in a future blog, to look at what Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (JHWS’s) could and should look like, and how they so often fail to achieve their potential. My feeling, for a long time [e.g. https://www.equwell.org.uk/what-a-joint-health-and-wellbeing-strategy-should-include/ from 2014], has been that many
V – so, would you like to give us the latest instalment of the mental health strategy saga? A – Yes. Various things have happened, but I’ll focus on the last meeting of the action group and the decision to take a report to the