Voluntary and community groups are being urged to share their views of health and care in Barnsley and their involvement in the work of the South Yorkshire Integrated Care System.


The Care Quality Commission is currently testing how best to regulate and report on how good an ICS is. It is developing its approach collaboratively, and as part of this are undertaking a ‘test and learn exercise’ with the South Yorkshire ICS.


Groups are asked to complete a short survey, which should take around 10 mintues.




  1. Name of your organisation and brief description of the people you work with / support / represent (e.g. carers)


  1. Please describe the area your organisation works across (e.g. Barnsley, or whole of South Yorkshire)


  1. What is your opinion of the health and care services provided to those you represent in your ICS area? What works well and what could be improved? (max 500 word response)


  1. As a local organisation, have you been engaged in the development of the ICSs? (max 500 word response)


  1. How is the ICS engaging with you about the needs of the people you work with / support / represent? (max 500 word response)


  1. How is the ICS working with you to tackle inequalities? (max 500 word response)


       7. Understanding the lived experience of people will be key to CQC’s assessments of ICSs. How could your local organisation support CQC case track people’s experience across the health and care system? (max 500 word response)


Completed surveys should be emailed to the CQC at SouthYorkshireICSPilot@cqc.org.uk by Monday 8 August 2022.


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