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To enable the continued expansion of personalised approaches to care, NHS England has today (10 February) commenced a process on behalf of and with clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to ensure that IT solutions supporting personal health budgets and Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) are high quality and represent value for money. As part of the first […]
Integrated Personal Commissioning Programme expands to improve services for millions with complex needs
An NHS England scheme to transform care for millions of disabled people and people those with long term conditions is being rolled out to six new areas across England. From today, Birmingham and Solihull, Nottingham City, Hertfordshire, Islington, Sheffield and Nottinghamshire will become early adopters in NHS England’s plans to improve care for people with […]
NHS England’s Personal Health Budget Team and the Integrated Personal Commissioning Programme are currently welcoming applications from patients, carers and families to join their Peer Leadership Academy for 2016/17. Run in conjunction with Peoplehub, the academy will provide an opportunity for people who have experience of social care personal budgets, personal health budgets, or joint […]
NHS England and the Local Government Association will today (9 June) host a meeting for the nine areas pioneering blended comprehensive health and social care funding. The Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) programme was set out in October 2014 and went live in April 2015 with the first wave of nine demonstrator sites – enabling over […]
NHS England and local councils announce radical power shift as first 10,000 high-need services users gain control of their own integrated health and social care budgets
NHS England and the Local Government Association today name the first eight sites that will, for the first time, blend comprehensive health and social care funding for individuals and allow them to take control of how it is used. The first wave of the Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) programme will go live on 1 April […]
NHS England, the Local Government Association, Think Local Act Personal and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services today (Thursday) formally invite health and social care leaders to help build a new integrated and personalised commissioning approach for people with complex needs. Integrated Personal Commissioning is a new voluntary approach to joining up health […]
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 […]
There is still time to have your say on the narrative for person-centred, coordinated care by the end of the month. Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have a duty to ‘promote’ and ‘encourage’ integration of care. A recurring theme, highlighted by NHS […]