12th May 2020
A new way of working across health and care in Sussex will bring long term benefits to local people and support the ongoing management of the Covid-19 crisis.
NHS England and Improvement have announced that the Sussex Health and Care Partnership (SHCP), which is made up of all health and care organisations across the county, has successfully met the criteria to become an Integrated Care System (ICS).
The NHS Long Term Plan, published in January 2019, set the target for all areas of the country to become an ICS by April 2021. An ICS is a way of working across health and care
In order to deliver our aspirations for improved health and care and to make the best use of our resources, we are working together, and with other partners, to coordinate our approach through a number of priority workstreams.