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Feb. 19, 2018

The Western Sydney Integrated Care Program (WSICP): Qualitative Evaluation

Region: Western Pacific Scientific publication Reorienting the model of care, Coordinating services within and across sectors Source: International Journal of Integrated Care

The ageing population together with an increasing prevalence of chronic conditions require a systems wide integrated approach to health care. This includes overcoming barriers between primary and secondary care, physical and mental health, and health and social care in order to provide patient centred care. In Australia, the New South Wales Ministry of Health is piloting an innovative Integrated Care Program in Western Sydney, foccussed on care facilitator roles to coordinate patient care between General Practices and hospitals.