Joint working in Knowsley
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council and Knowsley Primary Care Trust have taken the pioneering leap of creating joint teams and effectively combining their workforces to improve health in the region.
Knowsley is the eighth most deprived area of the country and together the PCT and the local authority are now jointly working towards reducing the areas higher than national average lung cancer and heart disease rates. It is hoped that projections for life expectancy will also be increased. To read more about the initiatives that are taking place see link:
31 May 2007