Right Care 2013/14

The primary objective for Right Care is to maximise value

  • the value that the patient derives from their own care and treatment
  • the value the whole population derives from the investment in their healthcare

In recognition of the success and value of the Right Care programme, plans have been put in place to take forward the Right Care approach and  ensure that it becomes embedded in the new commissioning and public health agendas for the NHS.

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