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The national Better Care Support Team has commissioned Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) to run a series of regional events to share learning and success across the country. The events are an opportunity for regional teams to share their learning and successes, including any challenges they have overcome, and to learn from others. Through facilitated sessions, […]
Please note a number of technical amendments have been made to the Part 2 plan template that was released on 25 July. The new template is available here, and any old versions should be discarded. A macro is also available for download for areas who have already started their Part 2 plans to avoid having […]
NHS England Chief offers local government leaders radical new health and social care integration option
High-need individuals to be offered ability to control their own blended NHS and community care, in partnership with voluntary sector. The NHS will offer local councils across England a radical new option in which individuals could control their combined health and social care support, Simon Stevens CEO of NHS England will announce today. Speaking at […]
Publications Gateway Ref No: 01597 NHS England will transfer £1,100 million from the Mandate to local authorities. £200 million of this total is the first part of the Better Care Fund, intended to help local authorities and clinical commissioning groups prepare for the implementation of the full Better Care Fund pooled budget in 2015/16. Area […]
Following the initial submission of draft Better Care Fund (BCF) plans, a number of common issues arose that we wanted to address and/or clarify. We have updated a number of documents to help clarify these issues, including: Better Care Fund technical guidance (this document is no longer available here but can be found on the […]
NHS England are running a number of webinars over the next couple of weeks to support local areas with their Better Care Fund (BCF) plans. 17 January 2014, 10.00 – 11.00: LGA Toolkit 17 January 2104, 14.00 – 15.00: Competition Workshop (MONITOR) 17 January 2014, 15:00-16:00: General 21 January 2014, 10:00-11:00: Pricing 22 January 2014, […]
NHS England are running a number of webinars over the next couple of weeks to support local areas with their Better Care Fund (BCF) plans. The first one is running tomorrow between 11am-12pm on the North West London example BCF plan. See here for details of upcoming webinars (including tomorrow’s) and how to register.
The Local Government Association and NHS England have today published their planning ‘vision’ for how the pooling of £3.8 billion of funding, announced by the Government in the June spending round, will ensure a transformation in integrated health and social care. The ‘Integration Transformation Fund’ is a single pooled budget for health and social care […]