Integrated care in action

Integrated Care in Action week will take place from 9-15 March 2020 and will be a week dedicated to showcasing the best practice and learning from across England as health and care systems work towards becoming integrated care systems.

Join us on Twitter using #integratedcare, or on LinkedIn to share your best practice or learn from systems across the country.

We’re also taking the learning offline with opportunities to see integrated care in action. There will be events and webinars taking place before and during integrated care in action week across the country – find out more below and register for any events you’re interested in.

We will keep updating this page as more opportunities become available so check back often.

West Yorkshire and Harrogate ICS

West Yorkshire and Harrogate ICS are offering to host visitors before and during integrated care in action week to share learning on different areas of their partnership. (Expressions of interest period now closed.)

Melting pot lunch

We’re teaming up with Kaleidoscope Health and Care to hosting a series of ‘Melting Pot Lunches’ in Leeds and London over integrated care in action week. A Melting Pot Lunch brings together diverse groups from across health and care to discuss a key issue relevant to a range of different perspectives – all over a good lunch in inspiring locations. The lunches are free to attend, open to all, and lunch will be provided.

  • Wednesday, 11 March – Join Andi Orlowski, Deputy Director of Business Intelligence, Imperial Health Partners in Leeds. Andi will be kickstarting the conversation in Leeds on Population Health Management. Read more about Andi and his workFind out more and register.
  • Friday, 13 March – Join Nancy Kuchemann, GP and Clinical Lead for Mental Health and Parity of Esteem at Southwark CCG in London. Nancy will be kickstarting the conversation in London on working in a multidisciplinary team. Read more about Nancy and her work. Find out more and register.


Regulation in a system – Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 1.00pm

Join the Care Quality Commission in their upcoming webinar during integrated care in action week. Hosted by Victoria Watkins, Interim Deputy Chief Inspector: Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care, they will be talking about their current regulatory approach and what they’ve done at a system level, including looking at their work on local system reviews. They’re also keen to hear your views on what good quality regulation in a system would look like to you. Register here.

Building trusted relationships in integrated care systems Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 1.00pm

Trust is a core component of any partnership and is key to delivering care that is integrated across the NHS, local government and the voluntary sector. This interactive webinar from SCIE will give participants the opportunity to learn from the experiences of senior system leaders. It will explore how different systems have built trust across multi-disciplinary teams and organisations by developing collaborative approaches. Register here.

Mid-Nottinghamshire ICP: sharing place-based leadership perspectives – Friday 13 March, 2.00pm

Mid-Nottinghamshire ICP share their leadership perspective and consider how you lead at a place level and balance its needs within the needs of a wider system? Hear from: Amanda Sullivan, Accountable Officer Mansfield and Ashfield CCG and Newark and Sherwood CCG, Richard Mitchell CEO Sherwood Forest NHS Foundation Trust and Executive Lead for Mid-Nottinghamshire ICP and Dr Andy Haynes, Managing Director Nottingham & Nottinghamshire ICS. Register here.


Join Dr Nikki Kanani, GP and Medical Director for Primary Care, for her monthly primary care networks tweet chat. Primary care networks are key to integrated care and the next chat will take place during integrated care in action week on Tuesday, 10 March 2020 from 8.00pm – 9.00pm.

You can follow the live online discussion on Twitter and ask questions by using the hashtag #PrimaryCareNetworks or tweet Nikki @NikkiKF or NHS England @NHSEngland directly.

There is also a tweet chat taking place as part of Social Prescribing Day on Thursday, 12 March at 8.00pm. Social prescribing has emerged as a highly creative and collaborative approach in local areas and is key to supporting local areas address health inequalities. You can join in on the conversation using #WeMDT and #SocialPrescribing.