Joining up health and social care - Audit Commission Report
- Created on 27 June 2012
- Last Updated on 28 December 2012
- Written by R J Atkins
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Both the NHS and councils need to make significant savings over the next three years. Integrated working across health and social care could offer potential. There has been a strong focus on improving joint working across the NHS and social care for many years, but progress remains patchy.
This briefing sets out:
The potential areas for local action;
The questions local commissioners might ask themselves and the evidence that may help with the answers;
Potential indicators for identifying areas for improvement and for tracking progress; and
What the national data suggests in these key areas.
Download the full report here (pdf)