also known as: Carers.
The 'Our Strategy' page describes the five priority areas contained within the Health and Wellbeing Strategy and shows how we are tackling the challenges and opportunities raised from our analysis of the evidence.
The Health and Wellbeing Strategy focuses on those
priority areas where major changes to health and social care is
needed. So, whilst good progress is being made on tackling
some key issues such as blood pressure monitoring and smoking
cessation; the Strategy concentrates on those areas where new
developments are required to meet current and emerging
The Health and Wellbeing Strategy focuses
on five key priority areas which will make a fundamental
difference to the health and wellbeing of those who live in
- Focus on those children and families, who
without some extra help and support early on, would be at risk of
having poorer health, not doing as well at school, and not
achieving their full potential in their lives.
- Focus on tackling some of the main causes of health
problems in the County including obesity and diet, mental
health and alcohol misuse.
- Supporting people with long term conditions to
be more independent and have full choice and control over their
- Making sure that all partners in Northumberland work
well together and are clear about what they themselves
need to do to help improve the health and wellbeing of local
- Making sure that all public services support disabled
people and those with long term health conditions to stay
active for as long as possible.
Supplementing and supporting the priorities contained
within the Health and Well Being Strategy are a wealth of
strategies, action plans, needs assessments and commissioning
documents. For further information and to access these
documents click on the links below :