The Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) Pharmacists in the Northern area, in partnership with the Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre, hosted an evening for pharmacists to learn about the new Integrated Care Prototype.

The Northern Area were tasked by the Transformation Implementation Group to test a new way of working by:

  • Creating a prototype for an Integrated Care system based on partnership at all levels.
  • Enabling that system to focus on population health improvement.
  • Ensuring shared accountability for delivery and outcomes that is data driven and supported.
  • Devising a new way of planning and commissioning that is participative.

The evening was an opportunity to learn about the progress made so far from the Director of Strategic Development, Mrs Briege Donaghy, and to start the conversation of how community pharmacy might adapt to work in partnership with the new provider structures that are developing from the Prototype.