We are committed to improving the health and well-being of the 2.6 million population of Cheshire and Merseyside and creating a strong, safe and sustainable health and care system that is fit for the future. To achieve this, we are delivering a number of high quality and diverse programmes.
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Whilst it is not expected that a COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available until 2021, the Government has asked the NHS to be ready to deliver a vaccination programme for England from December 2020, so that those who need it most will be able to access vaccinations as soon as they are available.
Cheshire and Merseyside is already one of the leading regions in the country in terms of the ways we are harnessing technology to tackle these challenges and improve patient care. We are already starting to improve the health and wellbeing of the local population thanks to the implementation of an electronic shared health and care record, named the ‘Share2Care e-Xchange’
The aim of the Pathology network is to consolidate pathology services across the footprint, by bringing together six NHS Trusts (eight organisations in total), to work collaboratively to ensure delivery of a regional pathology service fit for the future, whilst addressing the significant demand and delivery for services in a financially challenging time.
Despite improvements in life expectancy, the region remains below the England average. Furthermore within Cheshire and Merseyside, as with the rest of England, there is a social gradient in health – the lower a person’s socioeconomic position, the worse his or her health. To reduce these health inequalities within Cheshire and Merseyside, there is considerable work to be done to improve the health of our population.
Facing ever increasing demands, an ageing population, and an increase in the complexity of imaging examinations, the Cheshire and Merseyside Radiology Imaging Network (CAMRIN) are working to make radiology services sustainable across our footprint.