Across Norfolk and Waveney our population is growing, people are generally living longer and the type of care they need is changing.
We know there are ways to improve how we care for people, and that our current services are not sustainable if they continue as they are now. We also know the gap between the money available and the cost of providing NHS,
If this can be achieved, it is estimated that one in five people, who would otherwise have needed to be in a hospital bed, could be helped at home. Our vision of high quality and responsive health and care services is a core part of what we want to achieve. We are focussing on key conditions including stroke, diabetes and mental health in order to deliver real, measurable change. Across these pages you will be able to see the work we have undertaken – and continue to focus on – to improve outcomes for our residents.The need for social and community care in Norfolk and Waveney is increasing. We need services that better empower people to take increasing responsibility for their health and care and provide more care in communities.