In response to the recent announcement by the Department of Health to create 'Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs)', the North East and North Cumbria have submitted an application to become an AHSN.
Year of Care is a model to support people with long term conditions to self-manage.
The model has been tested in diabetes care as part of a national pilot and it concluded that there were three component parts to the Year of Care approach. However, not all three components have been successfully tested in one site.
This project aims to take all three component parts and implement them within three diverse GP commissioning consortia across North of Tyne, extending the approach to all long term conditions. The components are:
The project will be based in primary care and 3 local Pathfinder GP Commissioning Consortia will be involved:
The team will also work collaboratively with Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust as part of this project.
To find out more about how Year of Care has been tested and implemented in Diabetes, please click here.