A vital component of the ICS is a leadership framework that will outline how clinical and care professionals will be involved in all aspects of ICS decision-making. This framework is a statutory requirement for all ICSs across the country.
An inclusive framework will maximise the potential for the ICS to have a profound and lasting impact on health, economic and social outcomes in Cheshire and Merseyside. It will support you to deliver the highest quality care possible – to do your jobs effectively and safely.
The framework will:
The best way to have your voice heard and to stay informed about the framework’s progression is to sign up for Idea Drop through this online form.
Here you can add your ideas to a number of ‘challenges’ or questions that will be asked. You can also support the ideas of others by liking and commenting.
The design group will read all ideas and move them through a pipeline. You’ll be able to see your idea progress when you log into your Idea Drop account.
The Innovation Agency is leading the development this framework on behalf of Cheshire and Merseyside HCP. If you have any questions about this framework, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The development of Cheshire and Merseyside’s framework will take place from March to May and will be submitted to the NHS in June, just prior to the formal creation of the ICS on 1 July.
NHS England has published a guidance document on what a good clinical and care leadership framework looks like, as well as five guiding principles for its development.
A ‘design group’ of approximately 30 people from various professions across the system will build the framework during a number of in-person workshops, but it is vital that many other voices are heard. This is why we are ‘crowdsourcing’ input through an online platform called Idea Drop.