From July 2022, Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) were established through statutory integrated care boards (ICBs) and integrated care partnerships (ICPs), with the intention that much of their business is conducted through place-based partnerships and provider collaboratives.
NHS providers are key players in delivering the four key priorities of integrated care systems: improving outcomes in population health and healthcare; tackling health inequalities in outcomes, experience, and access to healthcare; boosting productivity and value for money; and supporting broader economic and social development in local communities.
Our four-year strategy is centred on the need to support our members to navigate this new landscape, supporting them to work collaboratively within and across systems. We also aim to influence and shape emerging policy, and to act as the established voice of providers working within local systems.
We continue to develop and shape our wider influencing and support offer to:
In this blog, Hannah Hayes, considers how in the absence of a sustainable long-term funding settlement, trust leaders are working with their local social care partners in increasingly innovative ways.
Read our new report to learn more about some of the emerging benefits that provider collaboratives are working to realise, explore how trust leaders see the role of provider collaboratives developing within ICSs and identify some key enablers and risks trust boards need to consider.
In her latest blog, Saffron Cordery discusses the key role trusts in systems will play in driving transformation, as integrated care systems become statutory bodies under the new Health and Care Act.
This episode looks at the impact for Trusts of the Health and Care Act, examining how it reflects and formalises moves to greater integration, and how the changing landscape is providing opportunities for providers to adapt and expand their roles to improve care and help build healthier communities.
Supporting members to maximise the potential of greater provider collaboration, with a particular focus at scale.