By Emily Pearce
Thursday, July 17, 2014
IMPROVING mental healthcare and children's safeguarding services are top of the agenda for Isle of Wight health chiefs.
The NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the body responsible for commissioning health services, has published a five year strategy for improving the health of Islanders.
Priorities include improving community care in order to reduce hospital admissions, by improving urgent care services through GPs and encouraging people to manage their own illnesses and health conditions.
CCG chairman Dr John Rivers said: "We face an unprecedented challenge — we have to ensure we can support increased demand with more limited resources. By working with our colleagues in the Isle of Wight Council, NHS Trust, primary care and third and independent sectors, and by consulting with the public, we have created a vision for the future that will enable us to transform our services to meet this demand."
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