Our Strategy Aims

We have developed a strategy to work towards making Manchester a healthier place to live. Below you will find the strategy aims, that focus on our priorities and how we will help to build a better future for all.

Improve the health and wellbeing of  people in Manchester

  • Proactively support people’s health by starting well, living well, ageing well and at the end of life.
  • Improve both mental and physical health.
  • Provide services fairly, to reduce local variation in healthy lives.

Strengthen the social determinants of health and promote healthy lifestyles

  • Enable healthy lifestyle choices and prevent ill health.
  • Support improvements in housing, jobs, education, the economy and people’s social connections.

Ensure services are safe, equitable and of a high standard with less variation

  • Coordinate health and care, ensuring safety, quality, value for money and high standards for all.
  • Transform the health and care system, shifting care from hospital to the community.

Enable people and communities to be active partners in their health and wellbeing

  • Build on the strengths of communities, voluntary groups and social networks.
  • Invest in individuals and carers, supporting them to manage their own health.

Achieve a sustainable system

  • Reinvest the savings we make into better care.
  • Balance our finances now and in future years.
  • Develop our workforce so we have committed, healthy, skilled, people where and when they are needed.

Download a copy of the MHCC Commissioning Strategy aims

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