By 1 April 2016, the new Health and Social Care Partnerships are required to have all arrangements for integrated health and social care services in place in their local area.

Each partnership area will make decisions about, and control the budget for, the delivery of integrated services in their local area. Both health and local government, plus the third sector and service users are represented in each partnership.

By April 1 2015, all NHS boards and council partnerships submitted their Integration Schemes to Ministers for approval. These Schemes outline the plans to bring together the two services.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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