ⓘ Healthcare in Greater Manchester
Healthcare in Greater Manchester is mainly provided by the Greater Manchester element of Englands public health service, the National Health Service. This care is provided to all permanent residents of the United Kingdom, free at the point of use and paid for from general taxation from a variety of hospitals, clinics and other public care settings, with private and voluntary services operating and funded independently. The" Greater Manchester Model” of NHS health care is a system uniquely devolved within England, by way of close integration with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and local authorities, with a vision led by the Mayor of Greater Manchester.
As of 2015, 10 the clinical commissioning group of KIG - one for each of the more Manchesters Metropolitan areas - to organize the provision of NHS services within greater Manchester. The chief Executive of the relevant local authorities to take on the role of responsible officer of the CCT on a phased dual basis, forming" one feature of the commissioning of the” integrated with local authorities.