Media stories about STPs / ACOs


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GP workforce ‘deterioration’ will hinder plan to move hospital care into practices

By NHS Support Federation | 18th February 2019

The ‘ongoing deterioration’ of the GP workforce will seriously hinder the Government’s plan to move care out of hospitals and … Read more

Little evidence that integrated care initiatives deliver

By NHS Support Federation | 11th February 2019

A report produced by the Nuffield Trust and Age UK concludes that there are very few signs that integrated and … Read more

All of England to become ICS by 2021

By NHS Support Federation | 9th January 2019

The whole of England is to be covered by integrated care systems in just over two years, the NHS long-term … Read more

Revealed: Vital STP projects face doubt after £1bn fund snub

By NHS Support Federation | 14th December 2018

An £84m urgent and emergency care transformation in Middlesbrough, system wide cancer reconfiguration in South Yorkshire, and a large elective … Read more

NHS long-term plan delayed until January

By NHS Support Federation | 14th December 2018

There is only an “outside chance” the overdue NHS long-term plan will be published this year, HSJ understands. The plan – commissioned by … Read more

Former NHS England and hospital boss to lead integration firm

By NHS Support Federation | 30th November 2018

A former hospital boss and NHS England director has been appointed the chief executive of the UK arm of international … Read more

STPs to create new five year plans

By NHS Support Federation | 17th October 2018

The STP areas have been told to create new five-year plans by autumn 2019, which should set out how services … Read more

Campaign group wins right to appeal ACO ruling

By NHS Support Federation | 17th August 2018

Full story in HSJ, 17 August 2018 The Court of Appeal has granted a campaign group permission to appeal a … Read more

CCGs in revolt over STP running costs

By NHS Support Federation | 25th July 2018

Full story in The HSJ, 25 July 2018 A clinical commissioning group refused to contribute to its STP’s running costs, HSJ can … Read more