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The fundamental concepts underpinning Anchor Institutions entail acknowledging their influence on the broader social, health and economic factors, contributing to the well-being of the local communities where they are situated. Particularly through:

  1. Working closely with local partners

  2. Widening access to good, quality work

  3. Reducing environmental impact

  4. Using buildings and spaces for communities

  5. Purchasing more locally for social benefit

Health Foundation

This video was commissioned by HEE - London Primary Care School Team. It highlights the important role Anchor Institutions play, in particular within Primary Care (Primary Care Anchor Networks).

  • Reskilling Communities

  • Creating and sustaining a vibrant and healthy community through increasing the recruitment of local people into Primary and Community Care roles

  • Widening access and offering more developmental, training and educational opportunities

  • Through a community assets based approach; focusing on promoting, developing, and utilising community resources in line with principles of sustainable environments

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