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You may have seen our recent story on the changes happening in the NHS, with Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) being abolished and replaced by the Integrated Care Board, and more broadly the introduction of Integrated Care Systems – but what does this mean, and who is involved?

Overall, there is a growing increase in collaboration and joined-up, integrated care, through a partnership of organisations:

The purpose of this change is to bring partner organisations together to:

The King’s Fund has created a great animation to help understand these changes, you can also find a diagram that helps explain how the new integrated care systems work under the Health and Care Act.

And, for local information on the new Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Care Board, visit the website here.