The Health Foundation is a charitable foundation working to improve the quality of healthcare across the UK and beyond. In partnership with others, we are helping to shape a future healthcare system that offers safe, effective and responsive care for all.
Improving Chronic Illness Care is an improvement programme launched in 1998 with the Wagner Chronic Care Model at its conceptual core, now effectively spread across the US. This website provides a vast array of research and practical quality improvement tools.
The Health Services Management Centre at Birmingham University has a Long-term Conditions Network. Many of the excellent presentations given to its meetings are relevant to Co-creating Health’s vision and are available on this website.
New Health Partnerships is a quality improvement programme with 20 sites across the US working to embed self-management support into their health services. The site has useful comprehensive resource lists and links sections.
The California Health Foundation has produced a 30-minute training video designed for clinicians, which outlines the strategies and tools of self-management support.
South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust serves a local population of more than a million people across the boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth, providing a full range of mental health and social care services. This trust is focusing the Co-creating Health initiative on depression.