Aligning public services

Strategies for local integration
Chris Ham, Hugh Alderwick

This is the second in a series of Public Finance Perspectives, produced by CIPFA and Public Finance. Each edition is designed to focus on a key public finance and policy issue, featuring essays by leading public sector practitioners and experts.

This edition explores the strategies needed to align and integrate local public services across traditional organisational boundaries.

In his essay, Chris Ham argues that health payment systems are not fit for the purpose of providing integrated, patient-centred care.

Read the essay