Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire. It is one of the eight largest regional English cities and is the second-largest city in the Yorkshire and the Humber region.

  • Population size: 584,853 (2018, ONS UK)
  • Area: 367.9 km²

Place plans:

  • The Sheffield Health and Care Partnership (HCP) is an alliance of health and social care organisations that work together to focus on key issues that can only be addressed together.
  • The Sheffield HCP partnership vision over the next ten years is for our health and care services to be joined up, and seamless; to reduce and remove inequalities in a way that involves people, their experiences and our communities at the centre.

New initiatives:

  • Peak Health Coaching have designed a person-centred approaches virtual workshop that is aimed to be delivered to over 500 health and care staff across Sheffield to create ‘a flourishing and thriving Sheffield by developing our people in a joined up way to deliver holistic and person-centred and integrated care’ – Shaping Sheffield, 2019. Read more.

  • You can find training courses to attend and resources to use around person-centred approaches, project management, staff wellbeing and system leadership. Please take the time to browse around and if you have any suggestions or requests for anything else please do get in touch.

  • Leading Sheffield is a leadership development experience that offers some tools and techniques for adapting to and applying system leadership. The programme  gives the opportunity to work with colleagues from other organisations through addressing a specific challenge affecting the people in their community. These challenges develop relationships and agree ways of working across the partners of the HCP and other relevant organisations e.g., policing and education.

  • The Sheffield Neurodevelopment Transformation programme is being undertaken by health, care and voluntary organisations across Sheffield to improve the neurodevelopment services provided, to better meet the needs of children with neurodevelopmental conditions through working with families and carers as well as the children and young people themselves. Read about the programmes work and achievements here.

System Plans and Developments:

  • Health and social care organisations in Sheffield have been working together during the COVID-19 pandemic to solve the complex challenges presented throughout the outbreak. 
  • A number of cross-organisational, community groups have been set up to work collectively and develop a consistent approach to readdressing racial inequalities in our health and care system. You can read more about each group set-up and an agreed action plan to addressing racial inequalities in our city.
  • Continuous Learning and Development is critical for leaders to be innovative and agile, and to enhance their skills, competencies and knowledge to be able to support their teams and give the leadership required in the modern world. You can find training courses to attend and resources to use around person-centred approaches, project management, staff wellbeing and system leadership. Please take the time to browse around and if you have any suggestions or requests for anything else please do get in touch. 

Residents report being in:

  • 46.7% very good health and 33.4% good health
  • 13.7% fair health
  • 4.8% bad health and 1.4% very bad health

Source: Local Government Association

Healthy Life Expectancy at Birth 2015/17:

  •  62.5 (male), 60.1 (female) - England (as comparison) 63.4 / 63.8

Source: *Data taken from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Local Government Association

SYB ICS Five Year Plan (2019-2024)*

  • 50.2 female to 49.8 male*
  • 20 to 24 is predominantly age band (60,681)
  • 83.7% White (majority) and 8% Asian/Asian British (second majority)

Sheffield HCP comprises seven formal partner organisations in the city who work together to focus on issues that can only be addressed together:

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield City Council
NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group
Primary Care Sheffield Ltd
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Voluntary Action Sheffield 

Sheffield HCP also works with Healthwatch Sheffield to engage with service users and the public to co-design, deliver and transform the Sheffield health and care system.

Further information: