Warning over integrated care plan

By Dan Peters | 11 January 2021

Proposals to merge health bodies into larger regional integrated care systems (ICS) are ‘in danger of missing the real prize of collaborative place-based leadership,’ councils have warned.

In a response to an NHS consultation on integrated care, the Local Government Association (LGA) argued it was ‘essential’ for councils to be represented on ICSs boards and for health and wellbeing boards to (HWB) be handed a ‘strong oversight role’.

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