Blog tagged as: Integrated care

Guest blog
20 July 2017 | Comments: 1

In this guest blog, speech and language therapist Joanne Fillingham makes the case for a stronger leadership role for allied health professionals (AHPs).

Mandip Kaur
16 March 2017 | Comments: 1

What are the organisational development challenges in establishing a new service model? Mandip Kaur reflects on her experience at Forward Thinking Birmingham, an innovative mental health partnership.

13 March 2017 | Comments: 5

Marcus Powell calls for investment in the 'extraordinary' leadership needed to implement sustainability and transformation plans.

27 February 2017 | Comments: 2

Has the role of housing been given adequate consideration in sustainability and transformation plans? David Buck argues the importance of delivering health and housing services and developing policy together.

21 February 2017 | Comments: 4

Chris Ham argues that the challenge for STPs is to translate ambitious proposals into credible plans, with clarity about the most important priorities.

17 January 2017

Patrick Hall asks whether personalised care planning and budgets could improve the experiences of people with complex needs, achieve better outcomes and make better use of limited resources.

9 January 2017 | Comments: 5

Beccy Baird reflects on perceived public feeling towards the proposal that the NHS should invest in community-based health care rather than hospitals.

Joni Jabbal
1 December 2016 | Comments: 1

Over the summer, a judicial review ruled that NHS England has the legal power to fund the use of anti-retroviral drugs (pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP) for HIV prevention as well as for treatment.

14 November 2016 | Comments: 3

Drawing on the findings of our report on sustainability and transformation plans, Nicola Walsh considers how local leaders and organisations will need to work together to ensure the plans lead to real improvements in care.

25 October 2016 | Comments: 7

Chris Ham reflects on our work with vanguard sites in the new care models programme, in partnership with NHS England and other national bodies, to improve and transform care.

Ben Collins
11 October 2016

As we publish our report on emerging innovations in governance and organisational form for new care models, Ben Collins considers the options for local health care providers looking to collaborate in integrated local systems.

30 September 2016 | Comments: 1

Following on from our recent report and roundtable event on supporting integration by working across boundaries, Alex Baylis highlights ‘real-life’ examples of how areas are managing workforce development.

12 September 2016 | Comments: 9

With NHS sustainability and transformation plans hitting the headlines recently, Chris Ham discusses how the plans are shaping up and the challenges in developing new care models and delivering unprecedented improvements in efficiency.

3 August 2016 | Comments: 1

Following this week's landmark court ruling on the funding of HIV prevention drug PrEP, Alex Baylis considers the complex system of fragmented responsibilities for HIV services.

1 August 2016 | Comments: 4

Following the recent publication of NHS England’s implementation plan for The five year forward view for mental health, Chris Naylor considers the prospects for better integration of mental health care with general practice.

28 July 2016 | Comments: 1

Patrick Hall considers the steps being taken towards a more collaborative culture across the social care system.

David Oliver
18 July 2016 | Comments: 10

David Oliver considers some of the positive steps being made towards improving end-of-life care.

1 July 2016 | Comments: 1

As the 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards open for applications, programme manager Lisa Weaks considers what we’ve learnt about the training and development needs of the health charity sector.

1 July 2016 | Comments: 2

Hugh Alderwick takes a look at a new series of essays, commissioned by The King's Fund, that explores hypothetical scenarios for the future of health and social care.

21 June 2016

Why is it more difficult than ever for older people to leave hospital? It’s time to leave competitive behaviour behind and embrace the chance to learn from experiences in other UK health systems, says Chris Ham. The NHS in England could learn from improvement programmes under way in Scotland.