Item 6 - The NHS White Paper and Health Bill (L137)

This report summarises previous health collaboration policy discussion at Leaders’ Committee, updates Leaders on the developments in terms of national policy in relation to the integration of health and care, specifically in the Health and Social Care White Paper: Integration and Innovation, and reports priority lobbying areas, including those raised by London Councils’ Executive in June. 
Leaders’ Committee is asked to:
1. Endorse the issues summarised in paragraph 21 as priority areas for policy lobbying through political engagement with NHS leaders and during the passage of the Health Bill, and comment on other issues which should be prioritised. 
2. Reconfirm the principles noted in appendix one.