Integrated care

Local partnerships to improve health and care

NHS organisations and local councils in England are joining forces to coordinate services around the whole needs of each person. Their aim is that people can live healthier lives and get the care and treatment they need, in the right place, at the right time.

Integrated care systems

Advanced local partnerships taking shared responsibility to improve the health and care system for their local population.

New care models

50 vanguard sites have led the way in providing care differently.

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Integrated care in every community

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 differently about the health and wellbeing of children and young people

Our health and care system needs to adapt to the changing care needs of children and young people. One in ten of our children suffer mental health problems, which can impact for life if not addressed early. A fifth are obese by the time they leave primary school, with diabetes already consuming around 10 per cent of the health budget This video focuses on how we can deliver care differently for children and young people.

For more videos on integrated care visit the NHS England YouTube Channel.

News and blogs

England’s top doctor calls on NHS to use tech to revamp outpatient system

England’s top doctor is calling on the NHS to enlist the power of tech and innovation to reduce the thousands of unnecessary outpatient appointments carried out every day. In his foreword to the Royal College of Physicians report published today, NHS England Medical Director, Professor Stephen Powis, says it’s time to ‘grasp the nettle’ to […]