Breaking boundaries: reinventing primary care

Cover Viewpoint 68

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 68 provides insights into some of the current debates and developments in health through the lens of general practice and primary care. It explains the NHS Alliance's vision for extended primary care and for developing social models of health, and presents examples of ways in which housing organisations are already integrating with primary care to improve people's health and wellbeing and reduce pressure on the NHS. It seeks to give insights into why progress can sometimes be slow and includes some 'top tips' for housing providers who want be involved in building social models of health, with primary care.