Collaboration with partners and providers


We seek to improve health outcomes and the quality of health services by working inpartnership with others. We have joint commissioning arrangements with Trafford Council and work closely with our acute and community health providers as well as nursing home providers. We also work in partnership with the public health team at Trafford Council to tackle health inequalities and promote healthy lifestyles.

We are active members of Trafford Partnership. The Trafford Partnership is Trafford’s Local Strategic Partnership, a single body which brings together organisations including from across the public, private, voluntary, faith and community sectors and local residents.  Members of the Trafford Partnership work together to achieve a common vision to ensure Trafford is a place where our residents achieve their aspirations, and our communities are thriving. To view Trafford Partnership’s annual report 2018/19 click here.To find out more about Trafford Partnership click here.

We have increased our involvement with the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector and work with Thrive Trafford to undertake engagement with the third sector on behalf of Trafford CCG. As part of this, Thrive Trafford has been working with Trafford CCG to develop engagement activities to support the Trafford Together Locality Plan, including the development of a Local Care Alliance. They are also assisting the CCG in helping to develop a pilot for a future social prescribing model as part of our plans to develop a Primary Care Mental Health and Wellbeing service, linking the VCSE sector with the formal health sector.

Thrive Trafford's Recent Work 

View some of our recent work

VCSE led Health and Wellbeing model for Trafford presentation delivered at VCSE forum

Notes from VCSE forum meeting 21/01/19


Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership

We also work closely with Greater Manchester Health and Care Partnership. The Partnership is made up of local NHS organisations and councils in Greater Manchester (GM), as well as people from NHS England and NHS Improvement, emergency services, the voluntary sector, Healthwatch and others including the mayor of Greater Manchester.  As a group, we’re finding what works on a local level, and we’re responding to what people need across all ten boroughs of GM.  We’re using our experience and know-how to improve the way we spend our public health money. And we’re making sure that big decisions are being made together locally.

Their aim is:

‘To deliver the greatest and fastest possible improvement to the health and wellbeing of the 2.8m people of Greater Manchester’

For more information on devolution and how Greater Manchester services are changing visit