It’s easy to dismiss those who say people ‘have had enough of experts’, particularly if you work for a think tank. But in health and care, we’ve long known that expertise is not the sole territory of the professional | The King’s Fund Blog
A lot has happened since the Forward View was published, including the development of the new care models programme, further devolution and most recently, the initial stages of developing sustainability and transformation plans (STPs). These initiatives have often focused on how different organisations can work better together in place-based systems of care. But as our recent research into STPs has shown, efforts to engage service users and the public in developing these system-level plans have often been lacking.
In contrast, the Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) programme – a partnership between the Local Government Association and NHS England – has been working to integrate health, care and education services around people rather than organisations.
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