Developing an integration scorecard: A model for understanding and measuring progress towards health and social care integration – Social Care Institute for Excellence

This report includes a list of currently proposed metrics, identifying their source, the outcome they relate to, and perceived strengths and weaknesses as a route to measuring progress and success in delivering integrated care.  These are based on a developing logic

Some assembly required: implementing new models of care: Lessons from the new care models programme – The Health Foundation

Report from the Health Foundation that emphasises the value of local co-creation and testing of new care models, and offers useful learning for those seeking to drive the development of new models of care within sustainability and transformation partnerships and

Accountable care – the art of the possible: An eight step guide to accountable care – NHS Providers

The move from STPs through to accountable care systems responsible for planning and delivering whole population care and onwards to accountable care organisations is now beginning to pick up pace.  This publication from NHS Providers sets out eight steps and key

Supporting change in your NHS: The non-executive community in transformational change – NHS Clinical Commissioners

NHS Clinical Commissioners document that summarises discussions held at two events earlier this year that brought together  more than 200 CCG lay members and trust non-executive directors (NEDs).   This publication looks at attendees’: perspectives on the lay member and NED role insights

Transforming gastroenterology elective care services – NHS England

This handbook aimed at commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of services intends to support local health and care systems to work together to: Better manage rising demand for elective care services; Improve patient experience and access to

The 2,000 days project: Practical ideas for reforming health and care – Healthcare at Home

An Industry Coalition Group of clinicians, senior leaders in hospitals, primary care, the central bodies, charities and the private sector met earlier this year to take on the challenge of re-energising the NHS approach to handling rising demand, hospital debt, slow

Steering towards strategic commissioning: Transforming the system – NHS Clinical Commissioners

The future of commissioning is moving at pace. The development of integrated delivery models such as accountable are organisations (ACOs), local strategic partnerships such as accountable care systems (ACSs) and larger planning footprints such as sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs)

PHE Cancer Board Plan: 2017 To 2021 – Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) plan outlining their approach to co-ordinating PHE’s cancer work for the next five years. It is aligned with the Five year forward view and the Independent Cancer Taskforce report and highlights how we will work in partnership with others to achieve

Sustainability And Transformation Partnerships: Developing Robust Governance Arrangements – Healthcare Financial Management Association

The issue of governance in relation to sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), accountable care systems and new models of care is a priority consideration on the watching brief of the HFMA’s Governance and Audit Committee. Robust governance arrangements are needed as local plans are

Improving Mental Health Support For Our Children And Young People – Social Care Institute for Excellence

This report makes recommendations to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health support for young people who cannot be looked after by their birth families. It argues a collaborative, whole-system approach to ensure that looked-after children and their caregivers receive

Sustainability And Transformation Plans And Partnerships: (Briefing Paper Number CBP8093) – House of Commons Library

House of Commons Library briefing detailing how sustainability and transformation partnerships have been developed, their funding and accountability arrangements as well as their progress so far. While they have no legal status a key role of these partnerships was the

Working with other health and care partners – a suggested checklist for LPCs: (PSNC Briefing 079/17) – Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

This PSNC Briefing, which is aimed at LPC Chief Officers and members, provides a suggested checklist for developing relationships with other health and care partners including Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) / aspirant Accountable Care Systems (ACSs) and Accountable Care

Getting into shape: Delivering a workforce for integrated care – Reform

Report from Reform that suggests to develop an appropriate staff resource for integrated care: Undergraduate training should be uncapped across the health and social care system. Doctors who choose not to work for the NHS should reimburse the cost of

STPs: destined to fail or the road to better care? – the hospital doctors’ view – Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

Report from the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association that identifies that Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) offer potential for organisations across the health and social care systems to work together to develop health policies suited to local needs. However, without adequate funding,

Briefing: Partnerships for improvement: ingredients for success – The Health Foundation

Research commissioned by the Health Foundation on what makes for successful partnerships between providers at an organisational level.  Partnering is at the heart of current reforms in the NHS in England. New types of alliances are being explored to improve care and maintain quality

Vive la devolution: devolved public-services commissioning – Reform

This paper from the Think Tank, Reform, argues that commissioning of over £100 billion of public-services spend, including 95 per cent of the NHS’s budget, can be devolved to around 38 regions. International examples show that this model can deliver better outcomes at

Food Insecurity and the Role Of Hospitals: (Determinants of Health Services) – Health Research & Educational Trust

American Hospital Association report on how hospitals can address the determinants of health such as food, housing and education, to improve the environment where people live, work and play. The case studies in this guide highlight the innovative strategies and programs of several

STP analysis Greater Manchester – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of Greater Manchester to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.

STP analysis Humber, Coast & Vale – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of Humber, Coast & Vale to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.

STP analysis South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.