Working with people and communities

The South East London Integrated Care System (SEL ICS) working with people and communities strategic framework was approved at the Integrated Care Board meeting on 1 July 2022. This outlines an ambition for how this partnership wants to work with local people and communities and what they need to put in place to do this. Local people and people working in south east London have been involved in developing this approach. SEL ICS has tried to address the issues heard through the community engagement that took place to inform the development of their approach including:

  • The need to build relationships and trusts with communities
  • The need to make engagement accessible and inviting
  • The need to coordinate our engagement better across south east London
  • The need to go out to communities and bring the conversation close to people
  • The need to recognise the impact that engagement has on people.

SEL ICS will continue to develop their ways of working in these areas over the next year.

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Engagement Assurance Committee

The Engagement Assurance Committee (EAC) provides advice and assurance on working with people and communities approach and is chaired by the Clinical and Care Professional Lead for patient and public engagement. Membership also includes Healthwatch, the Chief Medical Officer, the Chief of Staff and two public members from each borough in south east London.

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Expenses Policy

NHS South East London Integrated Care Board (SEL ICB) is committed to working together with patients and the public to improve the health of people living in south east London.  We know that local people give up their time to take part in SEL ICB engagement activities and may incur costs. We value the contribution local people can make through giving their time and expertise. We want to ensure that no-one is left out of pocket through taking part in the work of SEL ICB. This policy sets some guiding principles and practice around reimbursing out of pocket expenses for public members.

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