Integrated care boards in England

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Information about integrated care boards (ICBs): the Establishment Order for ICBs, a table setting out the statutory list of ICBs, a map of the areas covered by the 42 ICBs (and ICSs) and the ICB constitutions.


The Integrated Care Boards (Establishment) Order 2022, which legally establishes 42 ICBs with effect from 1 July 2022.



Column 1 – shows the legal names of the Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) as to be specified in the establishment order and their constitutions.

Columns 2 and 3 – the entries in these columns describe the area of each ICB using local government areas and LSOAs (Lower Super Output Areas) which are small geographical areas created by the Office for National Statistics following the 2011 census. They are referred to by codes starting E01.

Column 2 – specifies the local government areas which are comprised or wholly contained within the ICB’s area.  The names refer to local government areas for which there is a Lower Tier Local Authority (LTLA) i.e.

  • London boroughs
  • metropolitan boroughs
  • areas for which there is a unitary authority
  • districts where there is a two-tier system (both a county council and district councils).

Column 3 – specifies any additional area included in the area of the ICB, where only part of a LTLA area is within an ICB’s area. These additional areas are specified in terms of LSOAs.



Under the Health and Care Act 2022, 42 Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) will be established on 1 July 2022. Each ICB will have a constitution setting out the board membership and governance arrangements for the organisation. As required by the Act, Clinical Commissioning Groups, working with designate ICB leaders, have engaged with key local stakeholders in developing the constitutions for each ICB before proposing them to NHS England. NHS England will bring the following constitutions into effect through the order that will establish ICBs on 1 July 2022.

Each ICB’s supplementary governance documents, for example details of committees it is establishing, will be made available on the relevant ICB website when live.