Extract from Radio 4 News - 8 February 2017
Making the Care Homes feel supported by GPs and part of the NHS and Social Care systems improves patient care.
The activity savings have been identified in the period January - December 2016 as:
- 19% reduction in emergency admissions
- 12% reduction in A&E attendances
- 26% reduction in NHS bed days
- 9% reduction in ambulance call outs
Estimated potential savings for the Wakefield area are £5m. National funding has been received but it has been matched with local funding.