This is a report by Grant Thornton on the challenges of implimenting the Better Care Fund. You can download the report here, Key points are outlined below.
KEY ACTIONS REQUIRED
Funding & Planning Arrangements
All organisations need to understand the strength of relationship with partners and the impact that various cultural differences can have and the benefits to be gained from improving these relationships
HWBs (Health & Well Being Boards) and individual local authorities and CCGs need to consider how they can work more effectively together to deliver the BCF with NHS providers, primary care, the third sector and other health and social care providers
HWBs should be clear as to their roles and responsibilities in relation to the BCF
HWBs should review and evaluate their membership to ensure it is fit for purpose and enables them to effectively and efficiently govern the BCF
Performance management arrangements are needed to provide a credible mechanism to monitor and take corrective action as required