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Integrated Care Communities (ICCs)

The Bay Health and Care Partners Integrated Care Communities (ICCs) are made up of teams of health and care workers, voluntary organisations and wider partners who are working together to improve physical and mental health outcomes, promote wellbeing, reduce health inequalities and focus on wider determinants of health across the population in Morecambe Bay. 

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In Morecambe Bay there are eight ICCs which have been created to help bring together local health and care organisations:

  • Barrow and Millom 
  • Mid Furness 
  • Grange and Lakes 
  • Kendal 
  • East 
  • Carnforth 
  • Bay 
  • Lancaster 

A PDF version of the map of our ICCs can be downloaded here. 

The focus of ICCs is to ensure that people are supported to improve their own health and wellbeing and that when people are ill or need support, they receive the best possible joined-up care. The ICCs empower people to take an active role in their health and wellbeing and support them to manage their conditions at home. Everyone who is registered at a GP practice in Morecambe Bay belongs to an ICC.

During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic the ICCs have been involved in the #Ok2Ask campaign which encourages families and individuals across Morecambe Bay who have become vulnerable to ask for help. You can find out more about the #Ok2Ask campaign here

The below video looks at the amazing work and achievements of our Integrated Care Communities across Morecambe Bay during the coronavirus pandemic.