Local Health Board

Definition: The overall function of a Welsh Local Health Board is to improve the health of the responsible population, develop primary health services, and commission community and secondary care services. A Welsh Local Health Board will, if it so wishes and is capable of doing so, be able to provide directly a range of community health services, creating new opportunities to integrate primary and community health services as well as health and social care provision.

Category: Health

Credit: NHS

Source: http://www.datadictionary.nhs.uk/data_dictionary/nhs_business_definitions/l/local_health_board_(wale

Service descriptions mentioning the term Local Health Board

Local Health Boards (Wales) - (NHS Wales)Service

Webpage with links to the Local Health Boards in Wales.
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