Response to NHS England consultation on integrated care systems
Report by Reading Voice
We have joined forces with four other local Healthwatch to respond to proposals.
Healthwatch Reading, Healthwatch West Berkshire, Healthwatch Wokingham Borough, Healthwatch Buckinghamshire and Healthwatch Oxfordshire sent this joint response to NHS England on 7 January 2021
NHSE sought views on proposals in: Integrating care Next steps to building strong and effective integrated care systems across England
The five local Healthwatch do not support NHSE's preferred option for integrated care systems to take over the statutory role of clinical commissioning groups
The five Healthwatch prefer the option of an ICS statutory committee
The five Healthwatch call for local Healthwatch to have a statutory ICS board seat