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New Chair appointed for future Sussex Integrated Care Board

14th October 2021

The new Chair Designate of the future Integrated Care Board (ICB) for Sussex is Stephen Lightfoot.

Stephen has been appointed following a comprehensive recruitment process, led by NHS England and NHS Improvement and endorsed by the Secretary of State, and will initially have a designate role, ahead of the ICB becoming fully functional from April 2022, subject to Parliament confirming the current plans.

ICBs are part of the new legislative proposals set out in the Health and Care Bill 2021, which will put the 42 Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) across the country on a statutory

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