Breadcrumb Home Publications Integrated commissioning: Beyond Barker This content relates to the following topics: Commissioning and contracting Integrated care Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page The current fragmented system of commissioning is clearly unsustainable. While the idea of integrated commissioning is an old one, the approach to achieving it must be decidedly new, writes Lillie Wenzel.Read the article Related publicationsReportOptions for integrated commissioning Beyond BarkerWith support for health and social care to have a single ring-fenced budget and a single local commissioner growing, this report looks at the options available for integrated commissioning. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Blog Drugs services: the need for radical action and a population health-based approach Dame Carol Black’s review has produced a comprehensive set of recommendations for action on drugs prevention, treatment and recovery. Ruth Robertson reflects on the wide range of services that need to be involved. Blog A recipe for baking in collaboration? NHS England and NHS Improvement’s proposals for new legislation NHS England and NHS Improvement’s latest legislative proposals show a desire to fast forward the integration agenda, but without further detail it’s hard to reach a view. Richard Murray reflects on the proposals. Long read The next steps towards integrated care This explainer considers NHS England and NHS Improvement’s proposals to further integrate health and care services and describes the associated proposals for legislative change. Video Don Berwick on payment reform: How can we do things differently? Ben Collins talks with Professor Don Berwick, International Visiting Fellow at The King's Fund, about the current system of financial incentive schemes in the UK and how these could be reformed.