We have to stop meeting like this: what works in health and local government partnerships? – University of Birmingham School of Social Policy – 13 March 2012

Posted on March 22, 2012. Filed under: Health Mgmt Policy Planning | Tags: |

We have to stop meeting like this: what works in health and local government partnerships? – University of Birmingham School of Social Policy – 13 March 2012

“New Health and Wellbeing Boards proposed as a key part of the Coalition’s reform package for the NHS must focus on patient outcomes rather than developing unnecessary processes and structures according to a new policy paper from the University of Birmingham’s leading health research unit the Health Services Management Centre.

In a paper entitled ‘We have to stop meeting like this: what works in health and local government partnerships?’, the authors argue that previous attempts to create partnership structures have tended to focus too much on issues of process and structure. If the new Boards are to avoid this trap they need to understand three key issues:

The importance of values and culture
The limits of relying on large-scale structural changes
The need to focus on outcomes for patients”

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