NHS KIRKLEES ICB
From the 1st April 2021 NHS Greater Huddersfield and NHS North Kirklees have now merged to form a new organisation called NHS Kirklees Integrated Care Board. We are a membership organisation made up of 64 GP practices.
WHAT IS AN ICB?
Integrated Care Board (ICBs) are NHS organisations set up by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 to organise the delivery of NHS services in England.
They are responsible for planning, purchasing and monitoring (commissioning) a range of healthcare services on behalf of local people, including:
Emergency & Urgent Health Care.
Community Health Services.
Services for those with Mental Health conditions and Learning Disabilities.
Prescriptions for medicines.
GP Services (primary care).