Tyne to plan for a healthier future

By Cllr Iain Malcolm | 23 June 2015

Cllr Iain Malcolm explains how South Tyneside has taken a bold, collaborative approach to integrate its health and social care services for the benefit of the area

Research carried out by the London School of Economics has revealed that some half a million older and disabled people who would have received care in 2009 are now no longer entitled to it.

Furthermore, the Local Government Association and the Association of Adult Social Services believe there will be a £4.3bn black hole in social care by 2020.

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