Demands are increasing on health and social care services across the UK, often as budgets are tightening. These circumstances, coupled with the distinctive difficulties rural healthcare providers face, make for a uniquely challenging environment. The pressure on hospitals in particular is unmanageable in the current context of healthcare supply and demand.
Now more than ever we need strong leadership and collaboration across the public sector to reduce demand on acute care services and deliver better health outcomes for more citizens.
But how should agencies across the public sector be working together to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow? How can citizens be empowered to better protect their own health?
This one-day event provided the opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in the health sector.
Granicus provides technology that empowers government organisations to create better lives for the people they serve. By offering the industry's leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organisations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Granicus products connect more than 150 million people, creating a powerful network to enhance government transparency and citizen engagement. By optimising decision-making processes, Granicus strives to help government realise better outcomes and have a greater impact for the citizens they serve.
The Rural Services Network (RSN) is a membership organisation devoted to safeguarding and improving services for rural communities across England. Over 260 organisations from a range of services are in full membership, including local authorities, public bodies, charities and voluntary groups. Many others are associate members. It is the only network to focus specifically on service provision in rural England. RSN exists to ensure that services delivered to communities in rural local authority areas are as strong and effective as possible and aims to provide a voice for rural areas.
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