Creating a Healthier Hull

• Respect and Dignity  • Improving lives • Commitment to quality of care
• Working together for patients  • Everyone counts  • Compassion


Our PARTNERSHIP initiatives will strengthen working with voluntary, community and public service organisations,  as well as Hull’s community and hospital care providers.

Our aims include:

• a choice of safe, high quality maternity care, with an increase in normal births;

• better assessment and diagnosis of autism for children and young people;

• more people able to access psychological therapy for mild to moderate depression;

• more patients with an early diagnosis of dementia;

• more children, requiring standard wheelchairs, receiving their wheelchair on the day of their assessment [/highlight]


Our PRIMARY CARE initiatives will mean better management for patients with long term conditions, particularly those in care homes and/or at higher risk of being admitted to hospital.

Our aims include:

• a comprehensive review of 2,000 patients with multiple long term conditions each year;

• more patients with long term condition supported by assistive technology like telehealth;

• better support within care homes to reduce unplanned admissions to hospital;

• patients with long term conditions supported to be able to self care;

• an additional 100 people in Hull supported with a personal health budget each year.



Our PlANNED CARE initiatives will ensure people are treated in the most appropriate place, as close to home as possible and as conveniently as possible.

Our aims include:

• improved waiting times for outpatient appointments, tests and operations;

• increased choice and access to outpatients clinics in the community;

• more patients seen in the community for the busiest specialities;

• increased direct access to community ultrasound;

• increased early diagnosis of breast, bowel and cervical cancer.



Our UNPlANNED (EMERGENCY) CARE initiatives will mean better access to integrated health and social care services closer to home, better emergency care for patients who do not need to be admitted to a hospital bed and better emergency care for 0-19 year olds.

Our aims include:

• 20,000 attendances managed through the new primary care service located within the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E);

• more patients at the end of their life being cared for in their preferred place;

• 1,400 patients able to live independently in the community supported by health teams;

• 2,000 people receiving a community care assessment, and services from social care teams which enable them to live independently in the community [/highlight]