Healthcare leaders returning health to its rightful home

Heartily recommend a read of this, and inspiring to hear such drive and passion on this subject.

William Lilley

My first blog of 2016 has to start with this great recent article by the former NHS man and independent Peer Lord Nigel Crisp. Published in the December edition of the British Medical Journal (which also contains a recipe for baking a ‘brain cake’), Nigel lays out his vision for ‘Building a health creating society, with all sectors working towards a healthy and resilient population’.

The article is a passionate cry for a major re-focus on prevention. It also reflects a growing recognition by the current NHS leadership and others of the tremendous positive value that can be created when we recognise everyone has a role in creating healthy humans and communities, from housing associations to our next door neighbours.

To make his point Nigel quotes the inspiring African expression which pretty much sums up my overall philosophy on health care.

“Home is for health, hospitals are for repairs”

Over the past two years my…

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