There are major benefits in creating a Local Care Organisation (LCO) for the people of Wigan and Leigh and those who work in the services.
Patients have told us in the past that they don’t want to repeat conversations to different health professionals. By sharing patient information this will reduce duplication of their assessments and tests. Access to services should be faster and there is a greater focus on mental health and long-term conditions.
In 2014 you also told us how you want to be supported:
We’re putting people first
Residents will be supported to make the right choices and improve their own health from not just the healthcare system changes but also through the boroughs Deal for Health and Wellness. If you want to share your thoughts on how the partners of Heathier Wigan can help to keep you and your family well contact us.
What’s being put in place for integration:
Get involved and help us to make changes that have will have a big impact on your community!