A series of local pilots have been initiated to explore novel approaches whereby hospitals, GPs, community services and care homes can work together in a more “joined-up” manner to provide better integrated care for patients in England.
- Integrated Primary and Acute Care Systems.
- Multispecialty Community Providers.
- Enhanced Health in Care Homes.
Five million patients to benefit from new era of patient care. London: NHS England, March 10th 2015.
This relates to:
New care models: vanguard sites. London: NHS England, March 2015.
5 million patients to benefit from new era of patient care. London: Monitor / NHS England [and] NHS Trust Development Authority, March 10th 2015.
Comment and analysis from the BBC:
Triggle, N. (2015). Starting gun ‘fired’ on new NHS. London: BBC Health News, March 10th 2015.
Pym, H. (2015). NHS revamp – rhetoric into reality? London: BBC Health News, March 10th 2015.
Integrated Primary and Acute Care Systems (PACS)
Integrated Primary and Acute Care Systems (PACS) are about joining-up GP, hospital, community and mental health services. These include:
- Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
- Mansfield and Ashfield and Newark and Sherwood CCGs.
- Yeovil Hospital.
- Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust.
- Salford Together.
- Lancashire North.
- Hampshire and Farnham CCG.
- Harrogate and Rural District CCG.
- Isle of Wight.
Integrated primary and acute care systems vanguard sites. London: NHS England, March 2015.
The Day Professor Don Berwick Came To Dudley
Don made us an offer we can’t refuse – Paul Maubach. [Online]: NHS England, June 10th 2016.
Multispecialty Community Providers (MCPs)
Multispecialty Community Providers (MCPs) involve moving specialist care out of hospitals into the community. These include:
- Calderdale Health and Social Care Economy.
- Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust.
- Fylde Coast Local Health Economy.
- West Wakefield Health and Wellbeing Ltd.
- NHS Sunderland CCG and Sunderland City Council.
- NHS Dudley CCG.
- Whitstable Medical Practice.
- Stockport Together.
- Tower Hamlets Integrated Provider Partnership.
- Southern Hampshire.
- Primary Care Cheshire.
- Lakeside Surgeries.
- Principia Partners in Health.
Multispecialty community providers vanguard sites. London: NHS England, March 2015.
Models of Enhanced Health in Care Homes
Enhanced health in care homes models involve offering older people improved joined-up health, care and rehabilitation services. These include:
- NHS Wakefield CCG.
- Newcastle Gateshead Alliance.
- East and North Hertfordshire CCG.
- Nottingham City CCG.
- Sutton CCG.
- Airedale NHS Foundation.
Enhanced health in care homes vanguard sites. London: NHS England, March 2015.
Possibly of interest:
Triggle, N. (2016). How red bags are bringing NHS and care homes closer. London: BBC Health News, June 27th 2016.
Possibly also of interest, concerning World Continence Week and the Sutton Homes of Care Vanguard:
In the vanguard of new care – Dr Stephanie Machin. [Online]: NHS England, June 23rd 2016.
The Still, Small Voice of Reflective Reason?
Some salutary independent comments from a seasoned NHS observer:
Patterson, J. (2015). Rubbing the lamp. London [Online]: NHSNetworks, March 13th 2015.