Our health and care needs are changing, with more people living longer often with multiple long term conditions. This animation explains the challenges facing the health and care system and how partnerships are being formed between the NHS, local government and the third sector to integrate care and better meet our health and care needs now and in the future.
Thinking creatively about primary care
In Luton, practices are working together in groupings covering 30,000 – 70,000 patients, joining up different types of clinicians and bring together community services, social care, and mental health services around the practices to provide better care for patients. Find out how this way of working benefits not only patients like Alexandra, but also the staff working in the practices.
NHS confirms integrated care systems to serve more than 20 million One in three people in England, 21 million, are set to further benefit from improved health and care, as three new areas were today announced as ‘integrated care systems‘ (ICS). The North East and North Cumbria will become the country’s largest ICS, serving more […]