We believe that:

We believe that:

the health and wellbeing of communities should feature both curative and preventative programmes

that responsibility for funding curative and preventative programmes should be open to debate amongst health service providers, parish councils, district councils and county councils, unitary and metropolotan councils, Third Sector Organisations, NGOs and national governments

that community organised and delivered health and wellbeing programmes are more likely to reach some groups of people who tend not to take up existing programmes

that a community is a group of people with whom an individual identifies and feels a sense of belonging. A community might be defined by a common location, or interest or motivation

that clinicians providing care should hold independently recognised qualifications and follow ELK-Health standardised procedures to ensure a consistently high quality of support

that everyone has a right to a named Leading Clinician in charge of their health and welfare, who they can change without giving a reason

that everyone has a right of access to other expertise provided with advice by their named Leading Clinician

your clinical team should be subject to continuing professional development and supervision to ensure they are constantly aware of advancements that may be useful to your wellbeing

in non-judgement of our thoughts and feelings, and the power of self-belief and self-confidence

everyone is entitled to a lifetime of the best health possible for them – and that extending life-span calls for an increase in its quality to match the increase in its quantity

a fundamental part of good health is emotional wellbeing – and support in attaining and maintaining it should be affordable and available locally – within the user’s community

long-term health and wellbeing means everyone having access not only to curative support and care – but also to ongoing, regular preventative programmes

before a healthcare or wellbeing programme is offered to the public, its components should be scrupulously peer-reviewed and their efficacy measured by independent, government-funded bodies

no-one should be excluded from the most appropriate evidence-based physical or mental health care or preventative programmes because of the cost to them

no-one should be excluded from the most appropriate evidence-based physical or mental health care or preventative programmes because of their geographical location

no-one should be advantaged or disadvantaged in receiving the most appropriate evidence-based physical or mental health care or preventative programmes because of their beliefs, or lack of beliefs, race, creed, sexual orientation, gender or political and moral stances. Therefore, wellbeing programmes for the public should be non-religious, affordable and evidence, not belief, based

that emotional and cognitive wellbeing being an integral part of a person’s overall health, waiting times for this support should be no longer than those for physical support – in other words, we need to provide psychological and emotional support to people as quickly and effectively as for physical conditions like heart disease, diabetes or cancer for example.