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Health and social care integration

Integration of health and social care has been patchy with little evidence of benefits for the NHS, local authorities or patients.

These are the main findings of a report by the National Audit Office, which is critical of the Better Care Fund which has failed to deliver any of the benefits expected, including improved value for money, and accounted to £5.3bn of spending in 2015/16. More....