older peopleThe Alliance is also working on other activities that will lead to a more “joined up” local health and care system. We are developing our ideas about how our collective strength in the Alliance can help us to make sure that primary care, the frontline of patient contact, has a strong voice in how policies are made and budgets are spent in Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven.

We are working on a seamless approach to medical education that builds on our existing links with Leeds and Bradford University Medical Schools. We are looking at medical education and training for all our staff, not just doctors, to make sure that everyone who cares for our patients has good, up to date knowledge of and access to the latest, safest and best treatments.