Helping people live well for longer

February 2017

Ageing

Country of origin: UK

A recent document aims to help people understand how the national system as a whole is supporting local action to help people live well for longer.

It includes actions already taken in prevention, early diagnosis and treatment.

It focuses on the 5 big killers:

• cancer
• stroke
• heart disease
• lung disease
• liver diseases

It includes examples of good practice and help for local commissioning and service delivery.

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