What have we learnt about joint working between health and social care?

Ailsa M Cameron*

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Abstract

Joint working between local authorities and the National Health Service (NHS) has been an integral part of health and social care policy in the United Kingdom for many years. Using evidence from two literature reviews this paper argues that there is little indication that joint working delivers the outcomes envisaged in policy. While recent reforms may be beginning to influence improvements, they are undermined by constant reform and professional scepticism.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-14
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Money and Management
Volume36
Issue number1
Early online date9 Nov 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

Structured keywords

  • Ageing and the Life Course

Keywords

  • Evidence
  • integration
  • joint working

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