Integrated care

Local partnerships to improve health and care

In recent years, our best outcomes have been achieved when organisations have collaborated. One of the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is the value of local councils, the NHS and voluntary and community organisations working together to provide joined up care and support.

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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Recent case studies

Case study: Partnership working in Bradford District and Craven helps communities with the cost-of-living crisis

In Bradford, the council, health and voluntary and community sector partners have come together to support residents with the cost-of-living crisis. Together they are running a number of activities to support residents and colleagues. Work includes community outreach, webinars and meetings for frontline professionals and a targeted cost of living campaign aimed at local people.…