NHS England’s new National Clinical Director for Older People and Integrated Care has released an initial statement of intent concerning future directions in national ageing policy and the NHS commissioning.
“As the new NCD for Older People I intend to pursue all available opportunities for preventative, collaborative care offered by identification of pre- and moderate frailty… ”
Dr Martin Vernon’s exact job-title varies from sentence to sentence (which matters little), but some interesting priorities are announced.
Our ageing population presents the NHS with its greatest challenge – Dr Martin Vernon. [London / Online]: NHS England, April 7th 016.