Better Care Fund renewed for 2019 to 2020

Renewed commitment to health and care integration, with £6.4 billion in funding available through the Better Care Fund. Ministers have confirmed that the Better Care Fund will be renewed for 2019 to 2020, bringing the pooled funding to over £6.4 billion. The planning requirements published on 18 July will reduce the overall reporting burden on local partnerships while improving the measurement and effectiveness of the Better Care Fund. The fund provides financial support for councils and NHS organisations to jointly plan and deliver local services. It enables people to leave hospital sooner to get the care they need at home.

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