Lincolnshire ICB has a population of 807,813 registered patients across 82 GP practices. Being one of the largest geographical counties in the country, Lincolnshire faces a set of unique health and social care challenges having significant areas of rural, urban and coastal deprivation. It is also home to some of the most visited traditional English seaside resorts with Skegness, Cleethorpes and Mablethorpe, which significantly increase the population numbers during the summer months.
The Lincolnshire ICB and wider system of health and care partners has some of the most extreme inequalities in the country. For example, two of the population areas (Skegness and Mablethorpe) are in the top ten worst population areas for health and care inequalities measures.
More than 50,000 people in Lincolnshire live in an area recognised as being in the 10% most deprived in the country. Four of the seven districts in the county are classed as either mainly or largely rural and the sparsity makes services more difficult and costly to deliver.
Lincolnshire has significant quality, workforce, finance and service sustainability issues. Lincolnshire has also traditionally proven to be a challenging area to recruit to and retain the highest level of Senior Executive Leaders.
The NHS Lincolnshire ICB organogram has details on slide 3 of the ICB Executive leadership structure and function portfolio and will continue to evolve as our Integrated Care System develops.