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We’re building a new organisation, putting you at the heart of what we do.

The organisations that provide community health, mental health, social care and primary care are joining together with voluntary sector and community groups, to create a new Local Care Organisation for Manchester.

The new Local Care Organisation is part of the Locality Plan. It will transform how we deliver community-based health and social care in Manchester.

We’re supporting integrated teams of health and social care professionals to work collaboratively together, to provide a more joined-up service.

We’re working in partnership with the voluntary and community sector, to provide wider access to community resources and services across the city.

We’re also working more closely with other organisations – such as housing, education, employment, transport and providers of home care, residential and nursing homes – to create a local system that really works, for the people of Manchester.

We want to make it easier for you to:

  • Have better experiences with health and social care
  • Access care close to where you live
  • Be independent and make choices about your care
  • Live a healthier, happier, longer life


Neighbourhood development

We’re working closely with residents and community groups, to build networks based in local neighbourhoods.

We need services which meet the different needs of each area of Manchester. By drawing on the expertise of people who live and work in local neighbourhoods, we’ll be able to create the right services, delivered at the right time, and in the right place for you.

We’re moving beyond our own organisations and creating new teams across the city – based on neighbourhoods and sharing expertise. We’re supporting people to stay healthy, independent and to remain in their own homes. We’re helping people access services closer to where they live.


So what’s changing?

In April 2018, this new organisation will start to provide and support services across the city. We’re just getting started, so you’ll be hearing lots more about this work over the coming months.


We want to hear from you

We want to hear your views, answer your questions and listen to your ideas. We’ll let you know more details soon, but for now – please contact us about anything to do with the new Local Care Organisation at: manchesterproviderboard@healthiermanchester.org