How should health policy respond to the growing challenge of multimorbidity?
We need patient-centred care, with more emphasis on generalist rather than specialist care and better integration between general practice, hospitals, and social care
About the research
There is growing awareness internationally of the increasing number of people living with multiple long-term health conditions, known as multimorbidity. Health services, including the NHS, need to adapt to address this challenge.
This policy report discusses the issue of multimorbidity, and offers a summary of recommendations.
Multimorbidity Policy Report 39: October 2018
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To find out more about this research, and for further publications: Experts call for health system change to tackle the challenge of multimorbidity
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Chris Salisbury, Professor of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol. firstname.lastname@example.org
Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC), Department of Population Health, Bristol Medical School,
University of Bristol.
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Policy Report 39: October 2018