Unfinished business: The need to invest in the whole health and care system – NHS Confederation

NHS Confederation survey that reveals a strong commitment and real enthusiasm for the key planks of reform articulated in the Long Term Plan. It shows that leaders across the NHS in England, spanning trusts, clinical commissioning groups and integrated care

Primary Care Networks: Frequently Asked Questions – NHS England

Updated set of frequently asked questions about Primary Care Networks that have been collated via a series of engagement sessions.

Guidance for Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) – How to help contractors get involved with Primary Care Networks – NHS England

This briefing is intended to enable Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) to help contractors to get involved with Primary Care Networks.

Crisis In Care: What Do MPs Think – Health for Care

Health for Care is a coalition, led by the NHS Confederation, of 15 national health organisations. To inform government thinking ahead of the green paper and the expected spending review in autumn 2019, the coalition wanted to test the views

NHS RightCare: Frailty Toolkit Optimising a frailty system – NHS RightCare

Increasing numbers of people are at risk of developing frailty. People living with frailty are experiencing unwarranted variation in their care. This toolkit will provides expert practical advice and guidance on how to commission and provide the best system wide

Armed Forces personnel in transition: Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans (IPC4V) – NHS England

This document provides a framework for effectively planning and delivering personalised care in line with the health commitments of the Armed Forces Covenant.

The changing face of clinical commissioning – NHS Clinical Commissioners

CCGs are responsible for improving the health of their populations. They do this by determining the health needs of the people they serve and ensuring there are high-quality services to meet these needs. CCGs are led by accountable officers –

Care Deserts: The Impact Of A Dysfunctional Market In Adult Social Care Provision – Age UK

Report by Incisive Health for Age UK highlights the extent of the local lottery that now exists when trying to secure residential care or care at home, and the long-feared emergence of ‘care deserts’ in some places. These are localities

Integrating Health and Social Care: State or Market?: (IEA Current Controversies No.69) – Institute of Economic Affairs

Medical and nursing care have been separated from social care by deliberate design since the creation of the NHS. This is true with regard to the institutional and policy frameworks and also with regard to how care is provided in

Fixing the Care Crisis – Centre for Policy Studies

Report from the Centre for Policy Studies on approaches to delivering Social Care.  This think tank report suggests that the current system is financially and politically unsustainable, opaque, unfair, and actively discourages local councils from investing in social care and

Governance and accountability for integrated health and care – NHS Commissioners

Paper from NHS Commissioners aimed at the NHS and local authorities that outlines possible solutions for the governance and accountability challenges brought by the move to integrated health and care. It notes that there are several important differences in governance