What can we learn from a decade of National Pilot Programmes?

Professor Judith Smith and colleagues have undertaken various national and local evaluations of integrated care over the past ten years. Their new paper in the International Journal of Integrated Care Integrated Care in England – what can we Learn from a Decade of National Pilot Programmes? concludes that whilst pilots in all three national evaluation programmes made some headway against their objectives, they were limited in their impact on unplanned hospital admissions.