Information about our partners
All Together Better Sunderland’s main aim is to help improve and join up health and social care services to keep the people who need the most support, independent and as well as possible.
We have a range of organisations making up the All Together Better partnership. Some oversee delivery of the project; making sure every we plan is done properly and that the budget is spent wisely. Others provide important services directly – like nurses; social care teams and community and voluntary organisations. Other organisation we work with guide and advise us.
Our partner organisations
NHS Sunderland CCG
Sunderland City Council
Sunderland Carers Centre
Provides direct support to people who look after family members or others who can’t look after themselves (carers).
Sunderland Care and Support
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest mental health and disability Trusts in England, serving a population of approximately 1.4 million, over 60 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. More information can be found on their website.
Age UK Sunderland
The main charity looking after older people and responsible for patient and public engagement on the project.
South Tyneside Foundation Trust
Provides and manages community health services for Sunderland. For All Together Better the trust provides frontline, specialist staff like district nurses and therapists. They also manage our information sharing system.
City Hospitals Sunderland
Sunderland GP Alliance
Sunderland GP Alliance exists to help meet the challenges of today’s healthcare. We live longer, with complex health issues and, by working collaboratively with a range of partners, the Alliance provides proactive and sustainable primary care for local people in the city. They lead on some specific pieces of work for All Together Sunderland including being the primary project lead on Enhanced Primary Care.