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Where is best practice being shared?
The National Audit Office warns that progress with integration of health & social care has, to date, been slower & less successful than envisaged and has not delivered all of the expected benefits for patients, the NHS or local authorities. As a result, the government’s plan for integrated health & social care services across England by 2020 is at significant risk.
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NAO:  Health & social care integration

LGA responds to NAO report on health & social care integration

The King’s Fund responds to NAO report on health & social care integration

IPPR - Social care sector must have post-Brexit action plan to raise poor standards

NHS England:  Building Bridges to make devolution & integration happen

It wouldn’t be winter without a ‘NHS winter crisis’

Unfortunately there NEVER seems to be enough funding!

Is the answer to raise taxes on everyone during their working life?

Sorting out NHS & Social care is on a par with Brexit; All are critical to our financial future

Is joined-up care really about to happen?

Should those who have not / cannot ‘pay in’ show more individual initiative & personal responsibility?

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