This overview has been jointly produced by NHS England and NHS Improvement. It is designed to be used alongside the Integrated Budgets Handbook, which includes information gained through working with vanguards and provides guidance on a number of technically challenging aspects of designing
This document has been produced to reflect changes in terminology and to clarify the policy positions around: whether Integrated Care Providers (ICPs) are allowed to manage third party contracts; and the handling of Individual Funding Requests.
This document outlines the anticipated equality and health inequalities impact of proposed contracting arrangements for Integrated Care Providers (ICPs).
This document has been produced to answer frequently asked questions relating to the GP Integration Agreement.
This Integration Agreement sets out a framework for the parties to work collaboratively to deliver the health and care services provided by each party in an integrated way and to achieve the objectives necessary to assure the success of the
This document describes the proposed structure and content of the draft variant of the NHS Standard Contract for integrated care models on a section-by-section basis.
These Directions have been produced in respect of the provision of primary medical services under an integrated services provider contract.
This guidance document has been produced to provide guidance to organisations completing the Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) annual assurance process.
Fabian Society report that looks backwards at the history and achievements of the NHS over the last 70 years. It also looks to the future, in the context of acute financial pressures and growing healthcare needs . The report argues
This document sets out the refreshed operating guidance for approved Better Care Fund (BCF) plans and is for local partners that agree and administer BCF 2017-19 plans.
King’s Fund report that explores the role of cities in improving population health and the conditions needed for success. The research found that although there is wide variation between cities in terms of governance arrangements, powers and resources,it identifies some common
Sets of the Governments response to ‘House of Lords European Union Committee, 13th report of session 2017-19, ‘Brexit: reciprocal healthcare’, it details an agreement on citizens’ rights, grounded in reciprocity, which seeks to allow citizens to continue living their lives
At the October 2017 hearing of the Committee of Public Accounts to consider the National Audit Office’s investigation into NHS SBS, NHS England informed the Committee that it had discovered a new backlog of 162,000 items of clinical correspondence that had not been
Guidance, published jointly by NHS England and NHS Improvement, sets out the plans for the NHS in light of the November 2017 budget announcements. It outlines how the additional funding will impact on emergency and urgent care, elective surgery and
Guidance to organisations when a hospital, service or facility closes unavoidably at short notice. The memorandum gives clear guidance and direction to any organisation involved in a short notice closure to take appropriate and timely action in supporting patients and making
Report from the University of Manchester Alliance Business School, Nuffield Trust and University of Birmingham Health Services Management Centre that finds that hospital leadership has generally changed for the better since the Francis Inquiry. There are, however, worrying signs that
This briefing provides an introduction to the issue of the impact on the social care sector of current pressures in the NHS by giving a brief overview of social care, recent NHS plans and the current winter peak in demand for healthcare. It
In September 2017 an Ofsted Publication judged the overall effectiveness of the council’s children’s social care services to be inadequate. This report sets out the findings of the Commissioner’s 3-month review and makes recommendations for the improvement of children’s social care services
These directions set out the functions and reporting requirements of the NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA).
Directions to NHS Trusts and Special Health Authorities that describe their role in the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud in the health service, following the establishment of the NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA).