Healthier Together: Here’s how Greater Manchester’s Shared ‘Single Services’ Will Look
Greater Manchester deserves the best healthcare the country has
to offer and healthier Together are taking steps to ensure
that all hospitals will improve and meet the
Greater Manchester quality and safety standards, no matter where
you are. The new standards will mean an additional 35 consultants
recruited across A&E and general surgery and a minimum of 12
hours of consultant cover in A&E seven days a week.
With the Healthier Together proposals, all hospitals across the
region will keep their existing specialisms and will continue to
provide care to their local populations, just like they do now.
Want to see some examples of specialisms across
Greater Manchester's hospitals? Click here.
The plans for improving hospital care includes creating four
shared 'single services'. This means that care will be provided by
a team of medical staff working together
across a number of hospital sites within the single service.
We believe that these changes will save up to 300 more
lives every year so wherever you are, your local hospitals
will be working together to ensure that you get the very best
Take a look at Healthier Together's blog post
explaining the four shared single services and how they
will work together.