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.
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.
Whatever happened to Devo 3.0?
Devolution is here to stay ‘no matter if the Government’s preferred phrase is now place and if they want to talk in terms of levelling up not rebalancing’, says Steve Barwick of DevoConnect.
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.
The Build Back Better campaign aims to shape COVID-19 recovery policy
Three core pillars must underpin the nationwide Build Back Better campaign - and they are critical to achieving a ‘Great Recovery’, says Steve Barwick.
CV19 – DEVO3.0
Steve Barwick outlines three reasons why COVID-19 is creating the shift in public opinion and institutional reality that makes the next chapter of ‘better wider, deeper’ devolution more likely.
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?