Provider boards are invested in greater collaboration and better integration, understanding that collaboration between system partners can help address immediate pressures and deliver longer term improvements. The Health and Care Act, which became law in 2022, provides the legal basis for collaboration between NHS bodies and to facilitate integration, cementing a wider shift towards collaboration and integration.
Zara Azam shares how working at scale can enable leading primary care providers to help systems tackle inequalities, meet demand and build resilience.
A practical guide setting out the legal framework and other good governance considerations for collaboration.
We have published a case study report which highlights how primary care at scale can benefit organisations and contribute to wider system aims.
This new briefing by the Community Network explores how community providers are working with local primary care partners to deliver more joined-up care for local communities.
To mark the one-year anniversary of integrated care systems, Sir Julian Hartley discusses the challenges, progress and next steps needed to meet the long-term ambitions of systems in the coming years.
This briefing summarises the government's response to the Health and Social Care Committee inquiry and Hewitt Review into ICSs and sets out NHS Providers' view.
Sir Julian Hartley comments on the government's responses to a report by MPs and to the Hewitt Review on integrated care systems (ICSs).
Joshua Edwards discusses the barriers as well as enablers that will help understand trust leaders' initial experiences of working with others at place to set ambitions and deliver better outcomes.
This briefing gives a summary of the Hewitt Review, a review into the role and powers of integrated care systems (ICSs), and NHS Providers' view.
Sir Julian Hartley responds to the Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt's review of oversight and governance of integrated care systems.
Sam Burrows, chief transformation and digital officer at Frimley ICS, reflects on the systems digital transformation journey and the strong role partnerships have played in their digital achievements.
Miriam Deakin and Rory Deighton, director of the NHS Confederation's acute network, discuss the findings of our joint report 'The evolution of provider collaboration'.