A twelve-point plan for ICSs
Tackling health inequalities will need central Government as well as NHS and local government action. Phil Hope and Steve Barwick offer a twelve-point plan for Integrated Care Systems – including supporting mental health
Shining a light on the opportunities offered by ICSs
Ahead of ICSs moving to a statutory footing tomorrow, Phil Hope and Steve Barwick set out 12 emerging recommendations from the Health Devolution Commission across four key policy areas.
Taking Integrated Care Systems to the next level
Phil Hope of the Health Devolution Commission looks at emerging best practice approaches for Integrated Care Systems, including five key financial design principles that reflect collaboration rather than competition.
HMJ: Shared outcomes for children in ICSs
Phil Hope, former minister of state for care services and Health Devolution Commissioner, and Steve Barwick, Health Devolution Commission director and secretariat, say shared outcomes and an integrated policy framework could improve the health and wellbeing of young people
Joining up care for people, places and populations: a genuinely radical leap forward
There is a great deal in the Integration White Paper to be welcomed and it represents a radical shift, but key concerns remain, say Phil Hope and Steve Barwick of the Health Devolution Commission.
We need an equal partnership between the NHS and councils on health and care
When is a local health and care partnership not a partnership? If we are not careful when it's an integrated care system, say Phil Hope and Steve Barwick.
Not even a bronze!
Social care reforms are well short of the gold standard desired, expected and needed, says co-chair of the Future Social Care Coalition Phil Hope.
Time for an Olympic Gold Social Care System
Co-chair of Future Social Care Coalition Phil Hope presents five tests ‘most would agree need to be passed to some degree’ if any proposal the Government brings forward for the social care system is to be judged a success.
Our third Integrated Care Systems model would be a real ‘partnership of equals’
The cross-party Health Devolution Commission is proposing a ‘democratic third way’ on integrated care. Steve Barwick and Phil Hope explain.
Is the ‘under the radar’ devolution of the NHS the future for our health and social care system?
Phil Hope and Steve Barwick highlight a new essay collection that reveals an ‘under the radar’ trend for devolution of the NHS. They ask: is devolution the future for health and social care?
Devolution is the key to delivering the NHS Long Term Plan
Now is the time for local government, combined authorities and mayors to work with the NHS, says Phil Hope - to go beyond the ambition in the long-term plan and build a fully devolved integrated community-based health and social care system.