Community health services explained

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With out-of-hospital care needing to become “a much larger part of what the NHS does,” according to the Five Year Forward View, our new quick guide answers the simple question, 'what are community health services?'

Providing an overview of what community health services are, what they do and the staff that make up its workforce, the handy guide provides a picture of the role these services play in supporting and caring for people up and down the country.

Download the guide and get to grips with the facts and stats on community services.

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The NHS Confederation's Community Health Services Forum brings together and represents organisations from across the community health sector. Find out more about the forum and get involved.

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