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The national Building Health Partnerships programme is working with the Calderdale and Wakefield Health and Care Systems and the Voluntary and Community Sector to improve the health of people across Calderdale and Wakefield.
The aim of the programme is to build cross sector collaboration, community engagement and co-creation around two specific areas:
With the ambition of creating a shared sense of responsibility between health and care organisations and the local population to improve population health outcomes in these two areas.
This is the first of four partnership events that will focus on what’s needed to improve the lives of people with Musculoskeletal (joints and bones) conditions and how a collaborative, partnership approach can help. Statistics suggest that 26% of people (40,000) living in Calderdale do less than half an hour of exercise a week and exercise can reduce hip fractures by up to 68%.