Please listen … Our programme of work reflected a clear and distinct philosophy: that the NHS belongs as part of a wider system of population health, accountable to the people through the framework of local democracy. GP referrals to community and hospital services Organise non–emergency patient transport Book community phlebotomy appointments for South Manchester patients Book diabetic retinopathy appointments for patients wishing to be seen at a community clinic Contacting the service To contact the Care Gateway Service to amend, cancel or make a new appointment, please use the contact details […] Our plans are transforming general practice across our ten boroughs, as well as improving eye and dental care and our pharmacy services – making sure everyone has access to the care they need. The Doncaster Health and Social Care community has a long history of working together in partnership to achieve positive change for local people. The vaccination centre located at the Tennis and Football Centre – Etihad Campus in Manchester will be used in the first instance to vaccinate those who are 80 years old or over, if they haven’t already been vaccinated by their local GP or hospital vaccine hub. Greater Manchester stands out because its work on health and social care is embedded within a broadly based and long-established public sector partnership led by local authorities. Manchester has set up “teaching care-homes”, which play a similar role to teaching hospitals, and a city-wide stroke response system. Our plans are transforming general practice across our ten boroughs, as well as improving eye and dental care and our pharmacy services – making sure everyone has access to the care they need. How North West London progressed from local integrated care initiatives, to a radical whole-system of integrated care for 2 million residents. A core element of these plans is the creation of new integrated, ‘neighbourhood teams’ providing community health and social care services. The NHSE guidance of 27th October 2020 on ‘next steps to integrated care systems’ reflected much of our current work, but also highlighted potential legislative changes that could put an Integrated Care System (for us at a Greater Manchester level) on a statutory footing and repurpose CCGs from 1st April 2022. The plans reflect an increasing consensus nationwide about the need to integrate health and social care more fully, and have garnered wide support within the health and care sector and between the political parties. As we have built our devolved health and social care system in Greater Manchester, primary care is now increasingly viewed as a core component of an integrated, community based, care system rather than a separate stand-alone entity. • Better integrated care, and • Better use of our resources. Leadership in integrated care systems (ICSs) Report prepared for the NHS Leadership Academy. Firstly, instead of the present needs-and-means-tested local authority system, we … In the literature, what integrated care actually involves is complex and contested. Health and care workers within Greater Manchester will also be invited to be vaccinated. Claire will become a member of the Integrated Commissioning Board and sit on the governing body of the CCG. Independent assessments have identified that over 70% of the existing estate is in desperate need of rebuilding. This report is one of 20 targeted reviews of local authority areas looking specifically at how people move through the health and social care system, with a focus on how services work together. If we want good quality, integrated health and social care for all, three changes will be needed.