A new head of health and care integration at Salford has been appointed.
Known as a ‘local leader in integrating health and care’, Tom Stannard, will lead a newly formed integrated care partnership in the city as part of national government changes to the way the NHS and local councils support people’s health and social care. .
Tom Stannard, who is chief executive of Salford City Council, is one of 10 local leaders appointed across Greater Manchester as the city region moves towards a fully integrated NHS and social care system from 1 July 2022. He will take the place-based in his current role on the Board, demonstrating Salford’s long-standing commitment to a strong and effective partnership.
As part of the Health and Care Act 2022, a new NHS statutory organization is being formed – NHS Greater Manchester Integrated Care – at the heart of a wider integrated care partnership involving all the different organizations that support the health and social care of residents across our Region.
Under these arrangements, there will be integrated care partnerships in each of the 10 boroughs, also made up of NHS organisations, the council, voluntary, community and social (VCSE) colleagues and other key partners.
Each partnership will work with the public in their area, and with the wider Greater Manchester system, to enable healthier lives and plan and deliver better health and social care services for all, as well as tackling health inequalities. of health and the broader determinants of health. presented in Sir Michael Marmot’s report.
Mark Fisher, chief executive-designate of NHS Greater Manchester Integrated Care, who will officially take office on July 1, said: “This is an exciting new era for Greater Manchester and I am proud to be a part of it. I would like to welcome new location-based prospects and look forward to working with them as they come on stream.
“We all draw on a strong history of working in partnership, especially after the decentralization of health and social care in 2016, and our priorities to tackle health inequalities and deliver NHS and health care services. high quality social media will remain and be amplified. Our partnerships at the local level will help us work together more closely than ever and improve the health and well-being of all.
Tom Stannard, Salford’s local manager for health and care integration, added: “I am really delighted to take on the role of local manager for Salford alongside my role as chief executive of the council. Our commitment to providing excellent health and community care services is at the heart of our ambition to tackle inequalities in the city and provide the best possible life chances for residents. We have the basics in place, an exceptional clinical commissioning group, an excellent foundation hospital, good children’s services and one of the strongest voluntary, community, faith and social sectors (VCFSE) in the Greater Manchester. I pay tribute to our colleagues at the CCG and to the exceptional leadership of the CCG in Salford over the past few years, which has paved the way for this new local healthcare partnership. This is an exciting time for Salford and the council is fully committed to strengthening our partnerships and continuing to provide excellent services to our residents.”
Location-based managers in each locality will be accountable to both the Chief Executive of the Integrated Care Council and the relevant local authority, and will oversee delegated resources from NHS Greater Manchester Integrated Care.
The Locality Board, made up of people from the local authority, NHS, voluntary sector and wider partners reflecting each location, will drive local integrated care partnerships at ward and district level.
- Date published
- Monday, June 13, 2022
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