NHS Clinical Commissioners | February 2019 | Delivering effective governance and accountability for integrated health and care
NHS Clinical Commissioners has released a new explainer for the NHS and local authorities outlines possible solutions for the governance and accountability challenges brought by the move to integrated health and care.
NHS organisations and local authorities are already working closely together to join up approaches to delivery and this will become even more important as the journey towards more integrated approaches to planning for health and care continues via ICSs, as set out in the NHS Long Term Plan earlier this year.
But we know from our members that there are several important differences in governance and accountability between the NHS and local authorities, which creates challenges when seeking to integrate systems and structures (Source: NHS Clinical Commissioners)
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