The King’s Fund: The next steps towards integrated care

On 26 November, NHS England and NHS Improvement published Integrating care: next steps to building strong and effective integrated care systems across England.

The publication does two things: first, it sets out the next steps towards integrated care, continuing a journey the NHS has been on for many years and most recently articulated in the NHS Long Term Plan, and second, in the light of this updated model for the health and care system, the document also sets out options for legislative change.

In both cases NHS England and NHS Improvement looks to build on progress already made by the NHS and its partners in working together to integrate services in the response to Covid-19.

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