Community Care

Department of Health written question – answered on 7th July 2015.

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Photo of Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak Conservative, Richmond (Yorks)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress the Government has made on integrating and improving care provided outside of hospitals.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt The Minister of State, Department of Health

Through the £5.3 billion Better Care Fund local authorities and the National Health Service are using pooled budgets to deliver integrated care for their local populations.

The NHS is working with 29 vanguard sites across the country as part of the New Care Models programme to support the improvement and integration of services, backed by a £200 million Transformation Fund.

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