Media stories about STPs / ACOs


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Leading health system will not become ‘full’ ICS this year

By NHS Support Federation | 24th April 2018

Full story in the HSJ, 24 April 2018 A leading health system will not become a “fully operational” integrated care … Read more

NHS England faces legal challenges to plans for health overhaul

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd April 2018

Full story at The Guardian 23 April 2018 NHS England faces a legal challenge to its plans to overhaul how the … Read more

NHS and council staff to strike over new care model

By NHS Support Federation | 18th April 2018

Full story in the HSJ, 18 April 2018 Staff affected by a vanguard new care model in Greater Manchester have … Read more

Deep concerns about the ACO contract remain unaddressed

By NHS Support Federation | 5th April 2018

Full article in The HSJ, 3 April 2018 Government policy on Accountable Care Organisations remains confused and confusing. The Health … Read more

Aspiring ACO will not ‘fully integrate’ vast majority of its GPs

By NHS Support Federation | 22nd March 2018

Full story in The HSJ, 22 March 2018 The “vast majority” of GPs are expected to choose “partial” rather than “full” integration … Read more

Fears for Devon under new ‘integrated care system’

By NHS Support Federation | 22nd March 2018

Full story in North Devon Gazette, 21 March 2018 An integrated care system (ICS) is supposed to start in the … Read more

Dorset NHS hospital shake-up plans face judicial review

By NHS Support Federation | 6th March 2018

Full story in BBC News, 6 March 2018 A decision to reorganise Dorset NHS hospital services is to face a … Read more

Cornwall Council drops plans for an ACS

By NHS Support Federation | 2nd March 2018

Full story in Cornish Stuff, 1 March 2018 Cornwall Council will reject and abandon plans to establish an Accountable Care … Read more

GPC chair warns: Don’t give up practice contracts for ACOs

By NHS Support Federation | 12th February 2018

Full story at GP Online 17th January 2018 The BMA’s top GP has warned that GPs should stand up against … Read more