Unlocking the NHS’s social and economic potential
Social and economic development is now considered a central part of the health and care sector's work, with the newly established integrated care systems (ICSs) developing strategies to deliver against their core purpose of helping the NHS to support it.
To understand, embrace and enable this change, this section explores social and economic development in detail, providing practical tools and tips to support systems across England.
What and why
Unlocking the NHS’s social and economic potential: creating a more productive system
Explore what social and economic development is, why it matters to the NHS and how ICSs can develop more productive systems.
A downloadable PowerPoint version of this document is available upon request. Please contact Michael Wood or Bridget Gorham for a copy.
Watch: The fourth purpose of ICSs: Unlocking the NHS’s social and economic potential
A panel discussion on the fourth purpose of ICSs, to 'help the NHS support broader social and economic development', led by Michael Wood.
21 February 2023 12:30 - 13:30 GMT
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Michael WoodHead of Health Economic Partnerships
Michael advises leaders on policy, partnerships and funding relating to skills and workforce, estates, innovation, population health and finance.