Public service leaders in Greater Manchester pull together to support good health

10 October 2018

 

Responding to the speech by Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham at the NHS Providers annual conference and exhibition, the chief executive of NHS Providers, Chris Hopson, said:

“It is great to see the way that public service leaders in Greater Manchester are pulling together to support good health in their communities.

“The vision set out today by Andy Burnham at our national conference and exhibition amounts to a ground-breaking commitment to integrating services, with a focus on prevention.

The guaranteed employment scheme for student nurses addresses a key workforce challenge affecting many parts of the country.

Chris Hopson    

“We particularly welcome the emphasis on developing and improving children’s mental health services, including the decision to start collating and publishing waiting times data.

“The guaranteed employment scheme for student nurses addresses a key workforce challenge affecting many parts of the country.

“These steps show real leadership. We, along with many others, will follow their progress with keen interest.”

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