For those of you who don’t know us, we are the Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care (job share), Cllr Ed Davie and Cllr Jacqui Dyer.
Picture of Councillors Edward Davie and Jacqui Dyer
We both have strong professional and political backgrounds in improving people’s health and wellbeing. We stood on a manifesto that promised to champion our NHS, work creatively with partners and tackle inequality. We are passionate about reducing health inequalities in our borough so that more residents can enjoy longer, healthier lives. We also know that the key to doing this is listening to and empowering our communities, service users and carers.
You can find out more about our priorities by watching this short video.
One of the ways we are improving the health of Lambeth residents is through the Lambeth Living Well Network Alliance which launched this month.
Lambeth Living Well Network Alliance
The Lambeth Living Well Network Alliance is a partnership between those who plan and buy services and organisations who provide services. Together they are responsible for mental health services in Lambeth. By working more closely together they can work on the same set of outcomes. This will deliver significant benefits for people using the services, their careers and families, as well as the staff. By introducing this approach, it will be possible to reduce duplication and the feeling that services are not joined up. This will help to reduce delays and confusion for people who need the services and the staff who provide them.
Prevention not cure
The Living Well Network Alliance is also determined to focus on prevention. We will encourage earlier care so that people receive better, clearer and more joined-up care, when and where they most need it, regardless of which organisation is providing it.
The Alliance is part of the broader “Lambeth Together” initiative to improve health and care in the borough, providing greater benefits to people, carers and families, staff and organisations. The Living Well Network Alliance is the first of Lambeth Together’s delivery alliances to launch. Other health and care services will form their own alliances in the coming months and years.
Want to find out more and get involved?
Then check out the Living Well Network Alliance website, along with Lambeth Together and Black Thrive.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We look forward to working you to improve the health of our borough. Our emails are: EDavie@lambeth.gov.uk ; JDyer3@lambeth.gov.uk
Councillors Edward Davie and Jacqui Dyer
Cabinet Members for Health and Adult Social Care (job share)
EDavie@lambeth.gov.uk ; JDyer3@lambeth.gov.uk