Self-funders (or elf-funders) are people who have to pay for their social care using their own finances, as opposed to receiving partial or full funding from their local council’s adult social care department. In England a threshold exists of £23,250, those who have above this amount in savings and sometimes other assets are deemed to [read the full story…]
Clinical commissioning for key health challenges in English cities
Caroline Storer summarises a recent NHSCC report, which defines how clinical commissioning groups in England’s core cities are responding to the Five Year Forward View.[read the full story...]
LGA national map of shared services. Better for less; what are the big wins?
Integration and partnership between providers and the public sector is key to meeting the QIPP challenge. NHS commissioners will be focusing on building closer and cost effective relationships with Council colleagues to address the needs of adults, children and young people, families with complex needs. Aiming to deliver Better for Less, the Local Government Association [read the full story…]