Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Developing governance to support integrated care: a bumpy ride? Having spent a year working at The King’s Fund with integrated care systems (ICSs), I have seen first-hand the potential of this new way of working for NHS patients and staff. A key aspect has been developing governance systems, which is both important and challenging. As the recent King’s Fund report on the first year of the pilot sites has shown, building an approach to governance has helped to start creating order and process in an environment where there is currently a distinct lack of a rule book.