Health and social care integration has proven more complex than politicians and policy makers first envisioned. Efforts at collaboration have been obstructed by hard factors such as funding shortfalls and dealing with a new commissioning landscape and soft factors such as culture and professional status. Multiple waves of ‘encouraged innovation’ have been attempted, from 2009’s […]
This report makes the case for greater local flexibility in the health and care service, calling on Government to devolve greater powers to local areas in health devolution deals.
Localis has published an essay collection on the future of healthcare. Contributors include Stephen Dorrell, Sir John Oldham and Cllr Philip Atkins.
Localis in partnership with Anchor, have launched a major new report that explores the failures of the health and social care system
Localis’ latest policy platform looks into the urgent need for new ideas and social care funding reform.
This Discussion Note follows the 10th November 2010 roundtable event hosted by Localis in conjunction with ISIS Equity Partners on ‘Delivering Specialist Social Care in a Time of Austerity’.
The contributions to this Policy Platform demonstrate
three key ways in which this issue is being addressed.