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The Kerry Specialist Palliative Care Service: A Case Study Research Evaluation

By Niamh Daly Day / October 5, 2023
Kerry Specialist Palliative Care Service provides a comprehensive palliative care service in County Kerry that is highly valued by those using the service, families, clinicians, and the entire community. The service provides care in four settings i.e., in a Specialist Inpatient Unit; through a Specialist Palliative Care Community Team; at a Specialist Palliative Care Day… Read More

Ensuring broad participation in designing the evaluation plan of a national integrated care programme

By Admin / February 18, 2023
The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) was commissioned to deliver Phases 1 and 2 of an independent external evaluation of an Integrated Care Programme for Older Persons (from now on, “the National Programme”). Phase 1 included a Preliminary Engagement session with stakeholders to understand what they perceived the value of an evaluation of the… Read More

A rapid evaluation of a mental health 24/7 crisis response service

By Admin / December 18, 2022
The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) was asked to conduct an independent rapid retrospective evaluation of a Mental Health 24/7 Crisis Response Service (CRS) that had been operating in a health area of England since its launch in April 2020, hence at the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Download the publication PDF Read More
The role of hospitals in the integrated care systems of the future across the orld

The role of hospitals in the integrated care systems of the future across the world

By Admin / November 16, 2021
Integrated care has historically been defined conceptually by the problems it has aimed to solve, namely fragmentation of services, health systems not designed for the needs of an aging population living with multiple chronic diseases, and under-resourced primary care. Download the publication PDF Strategy A4 PDF Read More
Slaintecare Paper

Sláintecare – Delivering the promise of universal person-centred care in Ireland

By Admin / October 6, 2021
At the International Foundation for Integrated Care, we have many years of experience sharing and generating knowledge on integrated person-centred care: why it’s important, what it can achieve and what it needs to be successful. The recent resignation of the two most senior members of the team implementing the Sláintecare reform programme in Ireland has… Read More

Our Strategy 2022–2026 – Accelerating the movement for change

By Admin / October 1, 2021
During 2022 and 2023 IFIC will consolidate its position as the leading integrated care knowledge network globally and secure a financially and operationally sustainable future. Over the next 5 years IFIC will grow the movement for change globally with a particular focus on growth in non-English speaking countries and those at an early stage of… Read More
Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

By Admin / April 15, 2021
The UK Government’s recently published White Paper Integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all which applies to England, prompted us to think about what lessons we could share from other systems legislative change initiatives as the government develops the detail of the Bill and local health and care systems… Read More

IFIC is a consortium partner for 10 EU-funded projects in 2021

By Admin / January 4, 2021

Over each of the last 8 years, IFIC has been a consortium partner for many EU-funded project with most focusing on older people living with complex health and/ or social care needs. Many of our projects have examined how ICT can enable the delivery of care services and provide better outcomes and experiences for patients,…

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PODCAST: Scale-up and Spread of Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Scale-up and Spread of Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland Podcast Series: Vigour Presenters: Orla Snook O’Carroll, Martin Hayes Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland. Access the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/user-466443701/the-vigour-podcast-martin-hayes-discusses-the-scale-up-and-spread-of-social-prescribing-in-northern-ireland

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PODCAST: Workforce Capacity and Capability

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Workforce Capacity and Capability Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Edelweiss Aldasaro, Maggie Langins, Antonija Balenović, Mark Taubert, Mayara Floss, Chris Wright Health and care workers are our greatest asset, working alongside family carers, community partners and local networks of support. However, without reforms, sustaining the workforce is also…

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PODCAST: Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and Their Role in post-Covid19 Health and Social Care

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and Their Role in post-Covid19 Health and Social Care Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Leo Lewis, Áine Carroll, Carolyn Steele Gray, Jay Shaw, Jordi Piera Jiménez, Martin Curley, Amanda Carty, Anne Marie Cunningham As each integrated care building block is reliant on information, digital…

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PODCAST: Building Integrated Care as the Cornerstone of Our New Reality

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Building Integrated Care as the Cornerstone of Our New Reality Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Fiona Lyne, Anne Hendry, Albert Alonso, Áine Carroll, Jodeme Goldhar, Helmut Hildebrandt, Robert Johnstone, Bert Vrijhoef, Jason Yap This Podcast episode documents IFIC’s special COVID19 webinar series “Care during and beyond the COVID-19…

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PODCAST: Experts of Integrated Care

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Experts of Integrated Care Podcast Series: Integrated Care Today Presenters: Orla Snook O’Carroll, Áine Carroll, PJ Harnett, Anne Hendry Hear the experts views on Integrated Care and what it means for them. Prof. Áine Carroll, PJ Harnett and Prof. Anne Hendry talk to IFIC’s Orla Snook O’Carroll at a recent IFIC Ireland Accelerated…

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A Rapid Review of the Health Care Home Model in Capital and Coast District Health Board

By Admin / August 22, 2020
The purpose of this rapid review was to measure progress of the Health Care Home (HCH) model in achieving its aims and to inform the evolution of the model across the Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) region. The review was commissioned by CCDHB as an independent and objective formative and summative rapid evaluation,… Read More

VIDEO: What is Project INTEGRATE?

By Admin / February 13, 2015

This video describes the purpose, objectives and ethos of the Project INTEGRATE. What is Project INTEGRATE? from Foundation for Integrated Care on Vimeo.

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