07 / 07 / 2020
The economic and social impact of COVID-19 will reverberate throughout communities on a previously unimaginable scale. We believe there is a vital role for the health and care sector to play in the wider economic and social recovery of local places.
At the heart of this plan is the need for leaders to understand that the impact, value and responsibility of their local anchor organisations goes well beyond traditional boundaries. It will also involve using the system approach now emerging to align with wider place-based economic recovery planning to improve both population health and wealth.
This briefing highlights five steps local NHS and social care organisations can take to play a leading role in place-based economic and social recovery and reset.
It forms part of out NHS Reset campaign, which has a strand dedicated to economic and social recovery.