NHS national director for older people's services Professor Ian Philp has recommended a five-point plan to improve older people's services.

His report Recipe for Carehighlights: early intervention; long-term conditions management; early supported discharge; acute hospital care when needed; and partnership working.

Professor Philp acknowledged that this focus already exists in some areas but added that 'it needs to happen across the country'.

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NHS national director for older people's services Professor Ian Philp has recommended a five-point plan to improve older people's services.

His report Recipe for Carehighlights: early intervention; long-term conditions management; early supported discharge; acute hospital care when needed; and partnership working.

Professor Philp acknowledged that this focus already exists in some areas but added that 'it needs to happen across the country'.

Find out more here