NHS and Local Government partners are ambitious to integrate and coordinate care together across the health care system.

Many local areas have a clear vision for how they will transform the delivery of person centred care enabled by technology, data and estate.

However, these function have often been managed as discrete areas rather than as integral to plans for wider change and there are a number of challenges to how they are delivered including funding, ownership, partnerships and ow to ensure affordability.


Integrated Healthcare Properties and Socitm Advisory have come together to offer an approach that optimises joined-up care through integrated estates and technology solutions and overcomes the barriers.

Our approach has the potential to deliver new, affordable and optimised space solutions that are better for local people and staff, smarter, and help you transform the way care is delivered and experienced.


 Healthcare Hub 

 We know the challenges 

The case to transform primary, community and social care through joint technology and estates solutions is very clear, however we know there are real barriers that prevent progress.


Significant capital investment is required to develop new buildings while cloud-based technology transformation increasingly required revenue funding. However, the system for allocating and demonstrating appropriate returns and value for money for both funding streams is not clear.


The property ownership model, payment methods and incentives are misaligned and fragmented in the current system which make it extremely difficult to make major changes to properties and for local partners to work effectively together for common benefit.

Place-based partnerships

The underpinning theory for successful change is that the most effective engagement and the best decision-making happens as close as possible to where services and delivered. On this basis developing a health and care hub requires joint commitment between local NHS providers, commissioners and local authorities to develop mature and collaborative partnerships focused on a common purpose at a place level.


Misaligned and separate technology and estates funding models have often meant missed opportunities to demonstrate the combined economic efficiencies and clinical benefits of transforming buildings and technology together through the implementation of a new care model e.g. smart technologies and diagnostics.

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Socitm Advisory provide digital and ICT advisory services for the public sector.

We have undertaken and delivered a vast variety of projects, with programmes ranging from ICT review, strategy/TOM design and technical consultancy, to business transformation of major service areas and complex commercial review. Though our traditional footprint is within the local government sector, we have also delivered programmes from 'blue light', health and third sectors, and central government.


Integrated Healthcare Properties (IHP) help the public sector to develop affordable estates solutions.

We collaborate with Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Trusts, GPs, and STPs and help take them through a turnkey process to create new properties. IHP is a specialist in creating public sector owned and led healthcare property joint ventures. The joint venture are serving to integrate healthcare estates, reduce cost pressures and make capital available, helping sustain local services.

This  pioneering venture will ensure access to high quality care

in purpose designed facilities. Providing affordable homes will  attract skilled staff  to work in local health and social care services

Marie Gabriel

Former Chair, East London NHS Foundation Trust

 Your vision 

The achievements we've seen during the Covid-19 pandemic have been incredible. Real service and care transformation that would have previously taken a year or more has been delivered at pace through new collaborations and partnerships.

Health and Care Leaders need to make the good bits stick. There's now a huge opportunity to use imposed transformation to catalyse and develop and deliver a model of integrated, place-based care enabled by joined-up estates and technology across social care, community health services, public health and primary care. Many place-based organisations are collaborating to design local care models that are tailored for local population needs:

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