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8 August 2022

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ICS shortlisted for health service national award

The Staffordshire and Stoke-in-Trent Integrated Care System (ICS) has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

The ICS is made up of the NHS Integrated Care Board (ICB) and the…

ICS shortlisted…

22 July 2022

Practices in Staffordshire

Practice NameAddressPostcodePCNGoldenhill Medical CentreHigh Street
Goldenhill  
Stoke on TrentST6 5QJAbout Better Care (ABC)Hartshill Medical CentreAshwell Road
Stoke on Trent
StaffordshireST4 6ATAbout Better Care (ABC)Haymarket Health CentreDunning Street
Tunstall
Stoke on TrentST6 5BEAbout Better Care (ABC)Loomer Road…

Practices in…

15 July 2022

News

Chair of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent ICB announces retirement

Prem Singh, Chair of the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent NHS Integrated Care Board (ICB) has announced his retirement, after 47 years’ service within the NHS and social care.

Prem Singh, Chair…

Chair of…

14 July 2022

News

With temperatures soaring we need to keep cool and stay safe

With temperatures soaring we need to keep cool and stay safe

The Met Office has issued an Amber Extreme heat warning from Sunday until Tuesday and everyone across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent…

With temperatures…

14 July 2022

Frequently Asked Questions: Personal Health Record

What is my Personal Health Record?

Personal Health Record is a website and an app you can download on to your personal device which will present to you…

Frequently Asked…

14 July 2022

Personal Health Record Privacy Notice

What is the Personal Health Record?

Personal Health Record is a mobile app and website which will be available to download on your personal device. Part of the One Health and…

Personal Health…

14 July 2022

Personal Health Record

Personal Health Record Mobile App and Website – LIVE and available to download

Personal Health Record is a mobile app and website which will allow you 24/7 digital access to…

Personal Health…

14 July 2022

One Health and Care Privacy Notice

What is One Health and Care?

Information regarding your health and care is recorded across NHS organisations and local authorities. One Health and Care pulls the key information from these…

One Health…

14 July 2022

Fair Processing Campaign- Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent (2019)

The health and social care organisations within Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent undertook a fair processing campaign to inform the people of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent about the One Health and Care confidential…

Fair Processing…

14 July 2022

Fair Processing Campaign – Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (2020)

The health and social care organisations within Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin undertook a fair processing campaign to inform the people of in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin about the implementation of…

Fair Processing…

14 July 2022

One Health and Care is LIVE

One Health and Care shared care record brings data together from the different organisations involved in health and social care.

Completely confidential and secure, it is designed to help doctors,…

One Health…

11 July 2022

News

Help elderly people in your life stay safe in the heat

Help elderly people in your life stay safe in the heat

With hot weather expected throughout the week and into next weekend across the UK people are being asked to…

Help elderly…

6 July 2022

News

Health passport for people with learning disabilities in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent up for national award

Health passport for people with learning disabilities in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent up for national award

A project which supports people with learning disabilities and autism in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to…

Health passport…

4 July 2022

News

COVID-19 vaccination programme passes 2.5 million doses in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

COVID-19 vaccination programme passes 2.5 million doses in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

The COVID-19 vaccination effort has reached another milestone this week with 2.5 million jabs now having been given.

COVID…

COVID-19 vaccination…

1 July 2022

High Potential Scheme (HPS) 

About

The NHS High Potential Scheme (HPS) is an innovative, 24-month career development scheme to help middle level leaders who have the ambition, aspiration and motivation to accelerate their careers…

High Potential…

1 July 2022

Learning disability

The NHS has a crucial role to play in helping people with a learning disability, autism or both lead longer, happier and healthier lives.

The NHS Long Term Plan aims…

Learning disability

1 July 2022

Learning disability and autism partnership

The Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent system successfully transitioned from concentrating solely on the Transforming Care Programme to one of a wider ‘strategic learning disability and autism partnership (LDAP) on 1 April…

Learning disability…

1 July 2022

Dynamic Support Register

Dynamic Support Register

The Dynamic Support Register (DSR) aims to bring people together who are involved in supporting local children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. With the…

Dynamic Support…

1 July 2022

Transformation

We have a strong history of involving people and working with partners across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to reach our diverse communities, to ensure everyone has the opportunity to be involved…

Transformation

1 July 2022

Section 117

Section 117

Section 117 (S117) requires local authorities and the NHS to jointly provide or arrange for the provision of mental health aftercare services to people detained in hospital for…

Section 117

30 June 2022

News

Book your place at our roadshows  

People are being given the chance to attend a series of health and care events that will help explain some important changes and tell them how they can get involved…

Book your…

30 June 2022

Recruitment Open Day

July 6 @ 10:00 am 6:30 pm Join our…

Recruitment Open…

30 June 2022

News

Beginning of a new era as Integrated Care Board takes over from CCGs

Friday marks the beginning of a new era for health and care services across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

At midnight on Thursday, the six NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) that have…

Beginning of…

30 June 2022

Local primary care

Primary care services provide the first point of contact in the healthcare system, acting as the ‘front door’ of the NHS. Primary care includes general practice, community pharmacy, dental, and…

Local primary…

30 June 2022

Community equipment service

Medequip Assistive Technology is the provider of the community equipment service on behalf of Staffordshire County Council, Stoke-on-Trent City Council and the NHS in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. 

Following an assessment,…

Community equipment…

30 June 2022

Medical disclaimer

(1) No advice:

This website contains general information about medical conditions and treatments. The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such.

(2) No warranties:

The medical…

Medical disclaimer

30 June 2022

Our partners

The Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent region operates as an Integrated Care System (ICS), where NHS organisations, local councils and voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations work in partnership.

Member organisations of the Staffordshire…

Our partners

30 June 2022

Who’s involved

The formation of the ICS in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, gives us a unique opportunity to bring the NHS and other local partner organisations together to:

improve population healthestablish shared strategic…

Who’s involved

30 June 2022

Governance

The NHS, local government and other local partners should agree the planned governance model for place including:

membershipplace-level decision-making arrangements, including any joint arrangements for statutory decision-making functions between the…

Governance

30 June 2022

Our plans

What will be different for local people?

Plans for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent will include:

Work together to bridge gaps between health and social care to provide more joined-up and better…

Our plans

30 June 2022

About careers and education

About careers and education

In the ICS people function, we are a team who work with a number of organisations who provide health and social care services across Staffordshire and…

About careers…

30 June 2022

Staff psychological wellbeing hub

About the staff psychological wellbeing hub

The staff psychological wellbeing hub is open to all members of the NHS and social care workforce employed by organisations in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

Staff psychological…

30 June 2022

Safeguarding policies and procedures

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Safeguarding policies…

30 June 2022

Health and social care

About health and social care

Health and social care is the treatment of ill health and medical conditions in hospitals, health centres and in the community. Social care is the…

Health and…

30 June 2022

Apprenticeship levy

Apprenticeship Levy Transfer

Applications are currently open and will close on the 3rd July 2022

Useful information and how to apply

Local NHS organisations are seeking…

Apprenticeship levy

30 June 2022

Careers & education

About careers & education

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is a great place to live and work. It is a thriving, diverse county with a proud history, famous attractions, areas of natural…

Careers &…

30 June 2022

Vaccine advice for children and young people

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine for children aged 5 to 15

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective. Two doses are being offered to children aged 5 to 15 to give…

Vaccine advice…

30 June 2022

COVID-19

How to get a Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination

Find a walk-in vaccination site

If you live in England, you can use this service to find a walk-in coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination…

COVID-19

30 June 2022

Public health

The act of Public Health is to prevent disease by improving people’s health and reducing health inequalities.

Public health teams provide advice, information and services to the public and also…

Public health

30 June 2022

Shared Health and Care Record FAQs

Detailed below are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to the Shared Health and Care Record.

Which organisations can see my data in One Health and Care?

Health…

Shared Health…

30 June 2022

Your health and care

We want to help you know where to go for help and advice.

Click on one of the quick links below or view other pages in this section for more…

Your health…

30 June 2022

Join our Mailing List

To sign up for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Care System updates, please subscribe to the ICS monthly newsletter by clicking this link.

Join our…

30 June 2022

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Search

30 June 2022

Your local hospitals and trusts

If your doctor decides to refer you to a hospital for an outpatient appointment, in most cases you can choose to go anywhere in England and you can also choose…

Your local…

30 June 2022

Public Health

The act of Public Health is to prevent disease by improving people’s health and reducing health inequalities.

Public Health teams provide advice, information and services to the public and also…

Public Health

30 June 2022

Modern slavery statement

Modern slavery…

30 June 2022

Freedom of Information

Freedom of…

30 June 2022

Shared health and care records

One Health and Care is a shared care record which brings data together from the different organisations.

Completely confidential and secure, it’s designed to help doctors, nurses and other registered…

Shared health…

30 June 2022

Integrated Care Partnership

Integrated care partnerships (ICPs) are alliances of NHS providers that work together to deliver care by agreeing to collaborate rather than compete.

These providers include hospitals, community services, mental…

Integrated Care…

30 June 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

NHS England Safeguarding Mobile App

The NHS Safeguarding app has been developed to act as a comprehensive resource for healthcare professionals, carers and citizens. It provides 24-hour, mobile…

Frequently Asked…

30 June 2022

Child Safeguarding

Child protection and safeguarding

Child protection and safeguarding means protecting children from abuse, and identifying and stopping abuse that might already be happening.

Child Safeguarding Categories of Abuse

Child Safeguarding

30 June 2022

News and Events

News and…

30 June 2022

Dental safeguarding

Child Safeguarding for Dentistry Adult Safeguarding in Dentistry Domestic Abuse Child Safeguarding for Dentistry

Childrens safeguarding referrals in Shropshire:

03456789021

Childrens…

Dental safeguarding

30 June 2022

About us

The Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Care System (ICS) operates in collaboration alongside local and neighbouring NHS organisations, local authorities, and the voluntary sector.

The partners have a clear…

About us

30 June 2022

Contact us

For information or advice on our services, please contact us.

You can telephone us on: 0300 123 1461 or send us an email to ssotics.comms@nhs.net

Contact us

30 June 2022

Safeguarding

Health Safeguarding for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Welcome to the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Safeguarding website. We hope you will find this a useful ‘one stop shop’ for all your safeguarding needs,…

Safeguarding

30 June 2022

Digital

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Digital Vision 2024

We’re utilising the latest digital technology to deliver new models of health and care across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. By supporting in the transformation of…

Digital

30 June 2022

How we work

The ICS is a partnership of NHS, council, voluntary and community organisations with a shared vision to make ‘Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent the healthiest place to live and work’.

The ICS will…

How we…

30 June 2022

Our vision, purpose and leadership charter

Our vision

Working with you to make Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent the healthiest places to live and work.

Our purpose Giving children the best start in life so they can start…

Our vision,…

30 June 2022

How we work

The ICS is a partnership of NHS, council, voluntary and community organisations with a shared vision to make ‘Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent the healthiest place to live and work’.

The ICS will…

How we…

30 June 2022

Integrated Care Partnership

Integrated care partnerships (ICPs) are alliances of NHS providers that work together to deliver care by agreeing to collaborate rather than compete. These providers include hospitals, community services, mental health…

Integrated Care…

30 June 2022

Provider collaboratives

Provider collaboratives are being established to support relationships and collective engagement between providers in making services better for our patients.

Together with place-based partnerships, the provider collaboratives will work with existing…

Provider collaboratives

30 June 2022

Health and wellbeing boards

We want our communication, engagement and involvement principles to be woven into the fabric of our evolving ICS. It needs to be a golden thread in all of our corporate…

Health and…

30 June 2022

VCSE

The ICS is working in collaboration with partners to establish a recognised model for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector engagement and involvement.

The model will deliver recognised means of…

VCSE

30 June 2022

Medicines management

Good medicines management means that patients receive effective and safer care. It focuses on the prescribing of medicines ensuring patients get the best use from them.

Please bear with us…

Medicines management

30 June 2022

Continuing healthcare

Some people with long-term complex health needs qualify for free social care arranged and funded solely by the NHS. This is known as NHS continuing healthcare.

Am I eligible for…

Continuing healthcare

30 June 2022

Self-care

When you’re feeling ill with a minor illness like a cold or sore throat, or have picked up a minor injury, do you know how to treat the symptoms at…

Self-care

30 June 2022

Continuing healthcare

Some people with long-term complex health needs qualify for free social care arranged and funded solely by the NHS. This is known as NHS continuing healthcare.

Am I eligible for…

Continuing healthcare

30 June 2022

Who’s involved

The formation of the ICS in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent gives us a unique opportunity to bring the NHS and other local partner organisations together to:

improve population healthestablish shared strategic…

Who’s involved

30 June 2022

A to Z of local health and care

A to…

30 June 2022

General practice

Anyone in England can register with a GP surgery. It’s free to register and you do not need proof of address or immigration status, ID or an NHS number. Here…

General practice

30 June 2022

Primary Care Networks

Since the NHS was created in 1948, the population has grown and people are living longer. Many people are living with long-term conditions such as diabetes and heart disease or…

Primary Care…

30 June 2022

How does it work?

When you receive care and treatment, for example from your GP or an accident and emergency (A&E) doctor, a record of this is recorded on that organisation’s computer system. Normally…

How does…

30 June 2022

How do you benefit?

You will benefit in the following ways:

better experience for you, as you will not need to repeat your health and social care history at every new appointmentsafer care, as…

How do…

30 June 2022

How do you object?

Please consider carefully before raising an objection as it could mean that vital information about you is not immediately available when you require health or social care support. If you…

How do…

30 June 2022

FAQS

Which organisations can see my data in One Health and Care?

Health and social care professionals involved in your direct care will have access to view your information…

FAQS

30 June 2022

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