Pooled Funds Discussion Paper produced for Welsh Government

IPC has produced a discussion paper reviewing the evidence on the benefits and risks of pooled funds. This is at the request of the Welsh Government with the aim of informing work on pooled health and social care budgets being undertaken by Regional Partnership Boards across the country. The review looks at a wide range of evidence and guidance on good practice.

Key factors are identified, which can make pooled funds arrangements successful in helping to secure better health, care and wellbeing outcomes for individuals. This report draws upon around 50 articles and papers.