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March 31, 2017

Bringing integration home: policy on health and social care integration in the four nations of the UK

Region: Europe Scientific publication Empowering and engaging people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Coordinating services within and across sectors Source: Journal of Integrated Care

This paper outlines relevant policies on the integration of health and social care in four home nations: Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England. The aim of the paper is to offer a comparison of emphasis and approaches and draw out general insights on the implementation of integrated care policy. Also in this paper reveals considerable opportunities for further research and comparative modelling of integration approaches.