Filed Under (Health Improvement, Health Policy) by Paul on 22-05-2009
I was part of the panel that helped to launch this monograph. With a year to go before an election, there are a whole host of policy pamphlets coming out, but there are two things that make this one different. First it was sponsored by Asthma UK. Given that three quarters of the NHS spend takes place on long term conditions it is important that a least one glimpse of the future is based around change and long term conditions. Most general discussions about what will happen next in the NHS nod towards the importance of long term conditions, but then continue to talk about acute care as the core of their future. So starting and finishing a view of the future around Long Term Conditions is key.
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