Together for Health

Published in May 2013, this strategy provides a 5 year vision for the NHS in Wales in the light of a series of factors that are driving the need for reform, including: a rising elderly population; inequalities in health; increasing numbers of patients with chronic conditions; medical staffing pressures; and some specialist services being spread too thinly. With regard to housing, it points to the importance of local authorities and their role in promoting wider health and wellbeing such as education, housing and environmental services and social care.