Integrated care

Local partnerships to improve health and care

One of the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is people need support which is joined up across local councils, the NHS and voluntary and community organisations. This video explains how Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) embed this collaboration, helping local services to respond to the challenges of the pandemic and beyond. We want to make ICSs as strong and effective as possible in every part of England, through partnership working and with the ambition to tackle health inequalities, help communities thrive and achieve the very best for everyone.

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So where does social prescribing go from here?

Tim Anfilogoff is Head of Community Resilience at Herts Valleys CCG, and NHS England’s Social Prescribing Regional Facilitator for the East of England. Here he looks at the crucial role of social prescribing in responding to COVID-19 and the lessons learnt for the future. “It’s been an incredible year”, says Gina, a social prescribing link […]