Health and Care Integration Newsletters

Our news bulletins aim to keep partners and stakeholders informed and provide information about progress and developments across the schemes. Click here to access our archived publications.

Health and Care Integration Bulletin - October 2018

This edition features the launch of the new ‘Start a Conversation’ campaign to help prevent suicide plus the formal launch of the Leicestershire Children and Families Partnership. There are updates from the Prevention at Scale Project on their work with patient volunteers identified by local GP practices, the Steady Steps programme and the QuitReady team on the services on offer for Stoptober.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - August 2018

This edition provides updates on Leicestershire’s Better Care Fund Plan performance and progress for delayed transfers of care (DTOC) and details the work of the Discharge Working Group in relation to the 2018/19 targets. There is also news on the Integrated Locality Teams programme, the launch of the Children and Families Partnership Plan and how the Assistive Technology Project is looking at enhancing the local service by maximising the opportunities offered by new technology.

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Health And Care Integration Bulletin - June 2018

This edition highlights the new approach being taken being taken to frailty and morbidity across LLR and how we are updating Leicestershire’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) 2018-21. There is news on the Prevention at Scale project, an update from the falls programme and the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) Falls Prevention and Management Demonstrator project plus a new information leaflet – Supporting Carers now available from GP surgeries in the county and Rutland.

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Health Care Integration Bulletin - April 2018

This edition focuses on the success of the Lightbulb integrated housing support service following the announcement that it was the winner of the Public/Public Partnership award at the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards in March. There is also an update on the work being done by partners on delayed transfers of care plus information on the decision to close the Integrated Points of Access (IPOA) programme and the Steady Steps 24-week postural stability exercise programme available across Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Health Care Integration Bulletin - February 2018

This edition focuses on the Integrated Points of Access methodology and redesign and the benefits achievable across the whole system within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR), work with partners on the scoping of a market appraisal for Assistive Technology and an update on Melton Borough Council’s ‘Me and My Learning’ programme.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - December 2017

This edition focuses on the targets set for delayed transfers of care and an update from the new Children and Families Partnership on their work to oversee the delivery of the priorities for Children and Young People in Leicestershire’s Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - November 2017

This edition highlights joint working on delayed transfers of care, the completion of Phase two of the SIMTEGR8 project, an update from the falls programme and the launch of the Self-care campaign.

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Health Care Integration Bulletin - September 2017

This edition includes updates on the Integrated Discharge Team’s (IDT) work to streamline their processes, the Health and Care Integration Team’s £50,000 LGA Grant and Lightbulb's success at the APSE Annual Service Awards 2017.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - August 2017

In this edition we have an update from the Home First workstream of the STP on the Integrated Discharge Team and updates from First Contact Plus and the Hospital Housing Enablement Team.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin June 2017

This edition includes an update on the work we are doing to prevent falls including a new video featuring the electronic Falls Risk Assessment Tool (eFRAT) app and the Unified Prevention Board’s recently agreed outcomes.

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