Integrated Care Partnership Strategy

Our shared ambitions and aims

There is a long history of joint working in Lincolnshire between the Local Authority, the NHS, and wider partners.  We have worked hard to build the relationships need to support the people of Lincolnshire to enjoy the highest quality health and wellbeing for themselves, their families, and their communities. We are pleased with the progress we have made and are confident we have developed the right principles and values to guide us.

However, we know that more needs to be done to give everyone the very best start and every chance to live a long and healthy life.  We also know that to have the best chance of achieving this we need to think and work differently with each other and with our communities.

To help guide us in our work we have developed a shared ambition…..

For the people of Lincolnshire to have the best possible start in life, and be supported to live, age and die well.

Underpinning our ambition, we have defined four aims that set our strategic direction for the health and care system in Lincolnshire. These aims are:

  • Have a focus on prevention and early intervention.
  • Tackle inequalities and equity of service provision to meet population needs.
  • Deliver transformational change in order to improve health and wellbeing.
  • Take collective action on health and wellbeing across a range of organisations.

In Lincolnshire, the County Council shares the same geographical boundary as our integrated care board this area is the basis for our integrated care system and as such we are required to have both a Health and Wellbeing Board and Integrated Care Partnership.  Each are required to publish its own strategy and our approach is to connect the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy and Integrated Care Strategy to avoid duplication or gaps.  Each will maintain its own identity with:

The Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy continues to focus on ‘the what’ i.e. the population health and wellbeing priority areas the health and care system will focus on based on the evidence in the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA); and

The Integrated Care Partnership Strategy sets out ‘the how’ i.e. the key enablers the health and care system will focus integration efforts on to support delivery of the JHWS and its priorities, and the system’s overarching ambition and aims.

We encourage you to adopt and use both strategies in whatever way you can to further improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Lincolnshire.