TB Alert’s Programme: Local TB Partnerships. Manchester Health & Wellbeing Forum. Wed 27 th June . Elias Phiri, Head of Awareness Programmes, TB Alert Hanif Bobat, Community Development Officer, TB Alert. Background Information on LTBPs.
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TB Alert’s Programme: Local TB Partnerships
Manchester Health & Wellbeing Forum.
Wed 27thJune .
Elias Phiri, Head of Awareness Programmes, TB Alert
Hanif Bobat, Community Development Officer, TB Alert
Aim: The main aim of LTBP is to provide a partnership of TSOs and statutory stakeholders that plans how TSOs and PATB are effectively and cost efficiently contributes to local TB care and control.
Membership of LTBPs will ensure that key local stakeholders and representatives in TB service design and delivery are included. Membership of LTBPs will also ensure that it reflects the pattern of the disease locally. Thus each LTBP will have membership drawn from the following:
Statutory organisations: LA, HPU, NHS/PCTs (CCGs)
Third Sector organisations: TSOs working with communities at higher risk to TB in an area.
Communities affected by TB: PATB, community leaders of communities at higher risk of TB.
Detailed work programmes and activities will be developed once the LTBPs are established as most of the core activities of the Partnerships will be developed in consultation with the LTBP members.
However, the core activities of the LTBP are expected to include the following: