06 May 2014
The changing landscape of care has been high up on the news agenda of late, with more and more people adding their voice to the collective call for an approach that puts the patient at the centre of their care.
09 April 2014
Earlier this year we hosted a roundtable, chaired by Sir John Oldham and supported by the LGA and NHS Confederation. The editor of Public Sector Executive, Adam Hewitt, attended the event and wrote the following article.
11 March 2014
Senior adviser at Integrating Care Claire Kennedy argues that the key to successful service integration lies in behavioural change, not reconfiguration, and that we must put cynicism aside if we are to make whole-person care a reality
17 February 2014
Paul Corrigan discusses integrated care, resistance to change, and the fantastic input of patient groups, in the first of our Q&As with members of the Integrating Care team
12 February 2014
New resource will provide practical and user-friendly help to commissioners and providers
15 January 2014
The Local Government Association (LGA) is today launching a toolkit which will provide practical guidance for the delivery of better integrated health and social care across the country.
02 January 2014
Sir John Oldham, the former national clinical lead for quality and productivity at the Department of Health in England, now chair of the strategic advisory board for Integrating Care, has a stark warning for CCGs on their commissioning practices.
20 December 2013
The LGA has made available its guidance to support Health and Wellbeing Boards in putting together their applications for funding from the Government’s Better Care Fund. With input from Integrating Care, the guidance contains background information and practical support in the form of templates and examples.
16 December 2013
Integrating Care, founded to help make better co-ordinated, patient-centric care a reality, has been working with the Local Government Association to develop a toolkit to give practical help to local areas seeking to improve care. NHE talked to project manager Alice Hopkinson.
06 December 2013
Integrating Care's Chair, Sir John Oldham, argues that existing systems will continue to feel the strain of the inevitable rise of long-term conditions and co-morbidities. An integrated, person-centred approach has to be the way forward.