Letter from Amanda Pritchard, Chief Operating Officer, confirming the intention to delegate some NHS England commissioning functions to integrated care systems from April 2022, subject to Parliamentary approval.
“Our shared vision is for strong ICSs working with partners to lead the delivery of NHS
care and the improvements for patients set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. This means
empowering decision-making at as local a level as possible, supported by coherent
guidance and support, including the right incentives and frameworks, to meet the ‘triple
aim’ of better health for everyone, better care for all patients, and efficient use of NHS
resources, both for local systems and for the wider NHS.”
Read more – NHSE&I (22/7/21)