Richard Humphries, Assistant Director of Policy, The King’s Fund. Richard presented the key findings and recommendations from our recently published paper that looks in detail at the options for integrated commissioning.
Alison Taylor, Head of Integration Partnerships, Directorate for Health and Social Care Integration, Scottish Government. Health boards and local authorities in Scotland are required to enter into integrated partnership arrangements by April 2016 that will have an integrated budget. Alison shared lessons from Scotland’s experience of moving towards integrated commissioning.