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Letters Beyond “the house of care”

House of care approach for patients with long term conditions works at the local level

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 09 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7359
  1. Simon Eaton, clinical lead1,
  2. Lindsay Oliver, national director1,
  3. Sue Roberts, chair1
  1. 1Year of Care Partnerships, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Shields NE29 8NH, UK
  1. simon.eaton{at}

As members of the Year of Care team that developed the “house of care” we welcome Watt’s editorial on the challenge of multimorbidity.1

Although he correctly states that the original Year of Care pilot programme focused on diabetes, this was simply a starting point. Subsequently, as intended, we have helped various health communities to extend the learning and experience to people with other …

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