People told us that there should be no change to hospitals until better services were available in the community, closer to where people live to help them stay well and independent. They said they wanted services that were focused on an individual person’s needs and coordinated with other services.
Much progress has been made in both CCG areas with health and social care providers working in a more proactive, joined up way so that people receiving care spend less time finding their way through what can be a complex system made up of different organisations.
This work is already resulting in benefits for those patients who need it the most, particularly frail older people, those living with long term conditions such as heart disease, chronic chest conditions and diabetes and children with complex needs.
You can view more about Care Closer to Home (CC2H) in Calderdale in these films.
We have also included a page on Travel and Transport which has all the documents relating to the travel analysis undertaken as part of the Pre-Consultation Business Case.
You may also wish to read the answers to the questions that people have already sent in. We will be updating this document as and when questions are sent in.