The cost of adult social care has risen year after year, and rose by £1.6 billion between 2020 and 2021, placing an increasing burden on local authorities. [1]

Frances O’Callaghan is the Designated Chief Executive of the North Central London Integrated Care Board. She has experience across the NHS in acute, primary care, mental health and community settings. Her interests lie in addressing health inequalities and understanding how local partnerships can work effectively with communities to deliver high-quality healthcare for all.

In this video, Frances shares insights into partnering with other agencies to drive improvements in patient care and outcomes. She highlights how working in collaboration allows services to learn from one another and reduce health inequalities.

[1] NHS Digital, (2021) Adult Social Care Activity and Finance Report

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Year after year, the cost of adult social care continues to rise and stretch local authorities’ budgets. Between 2020 and 2021, it rose by £1.6 billion. In this video, Frances O’Callaghan, Designated Chief Executive of the North Central London Integrated Care Board shares how the board has worked collaboratively with other organisations to deliver high-quality patient care and improve health inequalities despite lack of funding.

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