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Joint working and cultural change are vital components for integration

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It's not just about changing structures says Ewan King, Director of Business Development and Delivery at the Social Care Institute for Excellence. The plan to develop a single budget worth £6 billion for Greater Manchester, involving 10 local authorities and …

Portsmouth pioneers agree need for patient focused culture change and better IT

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In her previous blog, Jo York Head of Better Care Portsmouth previewed a  local Better Care launch event, bringing together social care and health professionals with representatives from the voluntary sector, service users and carers. Here's her review... Innes Richens, …

Department of Health announces research call to evaluate pioneers

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A call has been launched this week for new DH-funded policy research to deliver a longer-term evaluation of the Integrated Care and Support Pioneers programme in the context of new funding arrangements for integrated care. The research call follows a …

Expanded partnership pledges greater personalisation of care services

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Almost 50 leading health, care and housing organisations have partnered up to transform public service delivery to promote people’s independence and wellbeing. Regular site visitors will already know that Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) is a national partnership which aims …

Calling integrated care and support pioneers: join NHSIQ's Google Hangout and tweetchat

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This Wednesday, 21 May at 7.30pm, NHS Improving Quality (NHSIQ), in association with the Innovation Unit, invites you to join a simultaneous Google Hangout and tweetchat, chaired by @helenbevan, in which anyone can take part. Are you interested in integrated care, what …