Tag Archives: Principles of Integration

Integrated Health and Social Care Pioneers (NHS England)

Summary The national Health and Social Care Integration Pioneers programme invited local areas to demonstrate ambitious and innovative approaches to delivering person-centred. Since May 2013 over a hundred applications were received, and the winning examples have now been announced. “Th[ere] … Continue reading

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SCIE Integration Tool: Step by Step Virtual Planner (SCIE)

Summary The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has developed a virtual planning tool to help organisations and multi-agency teams work together in a more integrated manner. The “Integration: step by step” online resource provokes fresh thinking with challenging discussion … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions on Integrated Care (Monitor)

Summary Monitor has produced a collection of online FAQs to help commissioners, service providers and health and wellbeing boards to understand and meet their obligations relating to integrated care. “Person-centred coordinated care and support is essential to improving outcomes for … Continue reading

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About the £260m Hospital Safety Technology Fund (NHS England)

Summary A £260 million technology fund has been introduced, to make the NHS safer. “The Secretary of State for Health, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh and [the Chief Nursing Officer] have launched a £260 million Technology Fund to enable doctors and nurses to … Continue reading

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Narrative for Person-Centred Coordinated Care (National Voices / TLAP)

Summary This narrative on care integration has been developed to encourage local areas accept the challenge of re-designing services with due regard to the perspectives of their users. “National Voices welcomes ambitions to make joined-up health and care the norm by 2018, … Continue reading

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Global Perspectives on Ageing, Population Growth and Healthcare (KPMG)

Summary The “Something to teach, something to learn” report examines the challenges for international health systems in finding strategies to cope with rapidly growing and ageing populations. The perspectives of 22 countries are considered. Despite the differences internationally, underlying common … Continue reading

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Integrated Care: Making Happen at Scale and Pace (King’s Fund)

Summary The authors of this King’s Fund paper on integrated care summarise sixteen steps required to enable integrated care become a reality. This document cautions that there is no universal solution or approach to integrated care, and that there is … Continue reading

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Narrative on Person-Centred Coordinated (“Integrated”) Care (NHS CB / National Voices)

Summary The NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB) commissioned National Voices to develop a narrative for integrated care from the viewpoints of patients and service users. This was done in partnership with the Local Government Association with support from the Department of Health and Monitor.  Note: Feedback and comments on … Continue reading

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Developing Integrated Out-of-Hospital Care (NHS Confederation)

Summary The “Making integrated out-of-hospital care a reality” report, from the NHS Confederation  in collaboration with the RCGP, discusses the principles for integrated care, thinking in particular about the implementation of out-of-hospital care, with the emphasis on connecting primary, community … Continue reading

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Competitive Integration in the NHS (Policy Exchange)

Summary This report from the Policy Exchange think-tank asserts that NHS funding arrangements encourage acute hospitals to admit patients instead of trying to treat patients at a community level or in their own homes. It shows that by international standards … Continue reading

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