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The Long Term Condition Issue
• Chronic disease is most common cause of death and
disability
• >15 million people have a long-term condition
• Huge strain on healthcare resource
- 50% GP appointments
- 64% outpatient appointments
- 70% inpatient bed days
- est 18% are in receipt of state funded social care
• Increases with age
- 50% people aged 50
- 80% people aged 65
Prevention Agenda
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Early identification, diagnosis and treatment
Keeping well for longer
Empowerment to self manage
Avoid unnecessary unplanned hospitalisation
Prevention Agenda
• What would it take to empower you to be
more in control of your health and wellbeing?
• What skills and knowledge would you need?
• How would you like to receive that support?

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