Our Partnership is made up of organisations working closely together to plan services and address the challenges facing health and care services across the area.
In this section you will find links to useful information and publications about our partnership.
We are committed to meaningful conversations with people, on the right issues at the right time. We believe this is an important part of the way we work.
In this section you will find all Freedom of Information (FOI) requests made to our Partnership. You can also ask a question of your own.
Primary care is often described as the ‘front door’ to the NHS, providing people with local access to health services for advice, prescriptions, treatment or referral. In West Yorkshire and Harrogate, we aim to transform primary and community care by enabling the integration of services based on the needs of the local population and whereever possible move towards self-managed care.
Information about the Primary and Community Care programme
Links to useful websites and other resources
West Yorkshire and Harrogate Primary Care Strategy
Improving care through learning from each other
Working together through our Programme Board
Latest updates about Primary and Community Care
The current landscape of primary care within West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership is built up with GP practices, dental, eye care and pharmacy services. Primary care is also a host to community, mental health and social care services.
Advance care planning is a discussion in which a person may choose to express their views, preferences and wishes about their future care. It is NOT usually a one-off process. It is an ongoing conversation, likely to involve those people (family and unpaid carers, clinical and non-clinical staff) who provide support and care. An advance care plan should usually evolve slowly, over a period of time. Wherever possible, it should involve someone who already knows the person. There should be no pressure for the individual or their family to make rapid decisions.
An advance care plan may include a person’s: