Care Trusts: Partnership Working in Action
Jon Glasby, Edward Peck
Radcliffe Publishing, Nov 30, 2003 - Health care reform - 147 pages
This book explores the Care Trust concept promoted by central government for improving partnership working between health and social care. Using case studies and examples to raise current issues related to partnership working, it explains how Care Trusts are bridging the gap between health and social care, and considers how they are delivering more co-ordinated services and improved outcomes. All healthcare and social care professionals with responsibility for, involved in or affected by the new partnership working arrangements will find this book useful reading.
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