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Focus on local implementation of new models of care

Updated on 02 December 2015, 910 views

Background
The Five Year Forward View (5YFV) of October 2014 set out several new care models designed to ‘dissolve traditional boundaries’ between general practice, community services, hospitals and social care. Vanguard sites were selected in early 2015 to test these new models of integration, though movement towards more integrated care is already well underway in many parts of England.The 5YFV proposed creating a number of major new care models. These included two models of care intended to redefine the relationship between primary and secondary care: MCPs (Multispecialty Community Providers) and PACS (Primary and Acute Care Systems).

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