Tagged: early implementers

Impact of Future Forum recommendations on local authorities

David Behan, Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, has written to local authorities outlining how the Government’s response to the NHS Future Forum will affect them. He sets out the proposed changes for health and well… Read more →Impact of Future Forum recommendations on local authorities

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Hoping for impact for local communities

John Sinnott

John Sinnott, Chief Executive of Leicestershire County Council – an early implementer of health and wellbeing boards – writes here in the first of a regular blog I’m involved in system change in two key ways. First, as Chief Executive… Read more →Hoping for impact for local communities

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Local government and the future of social care

In this film David Behan, Director General for Social Care, sets out the vision for the future of social care and how he is working with local Government to create new health and wellbeing boards. You can read a summary… Read more →Local government and the future of social care

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Early implementers of health and wellbeing boards announced

Local authorities throughout England have signed up to join a network of early implementers of health and wellbeing boards. The boards will remove divisions between the NHS and local authorities and give communities greater say in the services needed to… Read more →Early implementers of health and wellbeing boards announced

Case study: Sutton’s integrated health and social care pilot shows benefits for patients

Integrating health and social care services for patients and carers has resulted in substantial savings in the London borough of Sutton. A six-month pilot, based on just three medical conditions and a trial area of only 25,000 patients, reduced PCT… Read more →Case study: Sutton’s integrated health and social care pilot shows benefits for patients

Case study: Leicestershire aims to build on successful partnership working for health and wellbeing board

Leicestershire’s health and wellbeing board will be one of the first shadow boards to go live in April, thanks to its successful record of local partnership working, and will build on a year of closer joint working between the county… Read more →Case study: Leicestershire aims to build on successful partnership working for health and wellbeing board

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Strengthened leadership for new early implementer network

John Wilderspin

Primary care trust chief executive John Wilderspin (left) is joining the Department of Health as National Transition Director for the implementation of health and wellbeing boards. He will work with David Behan’s Directorate to develop a new early implementer network… Read more →Strengthened leadership for new early implementer network