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Integrated care: Exploring the barriers and facilitators

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1 June 2017

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Integrated care: Exploring the barriers and facilitators

During this live streamed event, a panel of specialists and GPs from Oxford's integrated diabetes care programme will discuss the barriers and facilitators they have experienced during their journey towards integration, and consider the wider lessons for integration in the context of diabetes and other long-term conditions. 

Integrated care is key to addressing the challenges currently facing the NHS. In its 2013 report, Future hospital: Caring for medical patients, the Future Hospital Commission recommended greater integration as a means to ensuring that care is both person-centred and locally provided. 

Since then, the RCP’s Future Hospital Programme (FHP) has been supporting integrated care through four development sites and an integrated diabetes care programme in Oxfordshire.

Programme and panel 

A panel of leads from the integrated diabetes care programme in Oxfordshire will be discussing the barriers and facilitators that affect the development of integrated services, and consider the wider lessons for integration in diabetes and other long-term conditions. 

Future Hospital officer Professor Frank Joseph will chair the panel discussion, and will be joined by: 

  • Dr Rustam Rea, consultant in diabetes and acute general medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Amar Latif, GP and diabetes clinical lead at the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Dr Stephen Attwood, GP and clinical lead for the North East Locality and planned care at the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group. 

Watch the live stream

To view the stream of this panel discussion, please visit the RCP's live streaming portal at 6pm on Thursday 1 June 2017.

Contact

Email futurehospital@rcplondon.ac.uk to submit your questions and comments for the panel, or tweet @rcpfuturehosp. Questions can be submitted before and during the discussion.