Salford is split into five areas for health and care: Ordsall (including Langworthy, Seedley and Weaste), Swinton, Broughton, Irlam (including Eccles and Cadishead), Walkden (including Little Hulton).
Our ambition is to create local neighbourhood teams in these areas – bringing services into the community.
These teams will consist of a range of health and care professionals who have a variety of different skills and include: GPs, district nurses, social workers, hospital consultants, pharmacists and mental health professionals.
They will support people with long term conditions (such as mental health, diabetes and high blood pressure) and try to identify people who are at risk of developing a condition early and offer them support and preventive care.
By working more closely together, they will aim to join up care better for the people of Salford – placing the person at the centre of everything we do.
- Support to help people manage their condition at home and keep fit and well
- Treat people more efficiently in the communities where they live which will prevent many people needing to visit hospital
- By identifying people with or at risk of developing an ongoing conditions earlier, we can offer better support and care, which in turn will improve people’s health outcomes and their care experience
- Build on the already good links with the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector to ensure people know about support groups and activities within their neighbourhood