Integrated Care Systems Hub

Welcome to the Integrated Care Systems Hub!

Integrated care systems (ICSs) are new partnerships between the organisations that meet health and care needs across an area, to coordinate services and to plan in a way that improves population health and reduces inequalities between different groups.

This is a space for local Age UKs to learn all about Integrated Care Systems and access important resources from Age UK and the NHS. Click on the links below to get started:

What are Integrated Care Systems?

The introduction of Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) will have a significant impact on the way local health services are procured and delivered. Find out all about ICSs here.

Age UK resources for local partners

This page contains a collection of recent presentations from Age UK that discuss Integrated Care Systems.

NHS and other Organisations’ Resources

NHS England and NHS Improvement have published guidance and resources to enable local health and care leaders to build strong and effective ICSs in every part of England.


Latest News

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As the introduction of Integrated Care Systems approaches, there are lots of news articles appearing that you may find useful. We collated a selection below:

> King’s Fund | Provider Collaboratives

This explainer looks at provider collaboratives in England, the opportunities they provide and the unresolved questions to consider when thinking about their role in the changing health and care landscape.

Click here to read the article!

> New Local | Donna Hall on NHS Reforms (Opinion)

In this opinion piece, Prof Donna Hall of New Local & Bolton NHS Trust, diagnoses both opportunities and blindspots of the reforms.

Click here to view the article!


Get in touch!

If you have any questions about the information on the ICS Hub or about ICSs in general, please contact: healthinfluencing@ageuk.org.uk.