18 / 12 / 2012
At a time when the NHS is embarking on the most substantial reforms in its history, during a period of flat funding in real terms and increasing demographic pressures, the effective delivery of integrated care is vital.
This report discusses the foundations for integrated care for adults, children and young people, with a focus on implementing out of hospital care, and connecting primary, community and social care. It highlights key evidence and draws on learning from partners across health and social care.
This report outlines the issues raised at a round-table event convened by the NHS Confederation and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in April 2012, involving stakeholders from across health and care.