Case studies

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National digital education strategy is driven by State of the Nation research

We worked with Health Education England to review, report and make recommendations on the current status of digital technology and skills in health and care education across the NHS. 

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Supporting national roll-out of new treatment in Health and Justice sites in England

NHS England wanted to identify the current national service provision of the buprenorphine long-acting injection for people recovering from opiate dependence within a framework of medical, social, and psychological treatment. We developed resources to support Health and Justice (HJ) sites to deliver it consistently.

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Significant savings identified through collaborative regional procurement

We worked with 7 ICBs and 15 Acute Trusts in the South West to develop a collaborative regional procurement approach, aggregating demand to meet challenging savings targets.

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Delivering a £24m Productivity and Efficiency Plan for an Acute Trust

We worked with Health Education England to review, report and make recommendations on the current status of digital technology and skills in health and care education across the NHS. 

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Driving uptake of personalised care training

With new training courses available to meet NHS Long Term Plan commitments around personalised care, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West (BOB) needed support to promote them to healthcare professionals across the region. We developed a bespoke communications strategy to drive NHS healthcare professionals to personalised care training.

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Geospatial technologies to support service transformation

The Humber Acute Service Review (HASR) aims to deliver new models of care and infrastructure investment across a challenged health and care system. We were asked by HASR to provide geospatial and analytical support to help deliver their objective.

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Improving dementia pathways

The NHS Long Term Plan highlights the need for improved care for people with dementia, including the need for early diagnosis. Aware of fragmented dementia systems and widespread variations across the South West and South East, we worked with NHS England regional teams to understand more about the current systems and identify areas for improving the dementia pathway.

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Improving uptake of Anticipatory Care

We worked with Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) to improve uptake of Anticipatory Care to increase the early identification and planning of health and care requirements through multidisciplinary teams. 

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Geospatial remedies for a poorly GP practice

Our support helped to ensure that patients and their views were at the centre of decisions about what happens because of a practice closure. Our geospatial team support made sure that patients from a closing GP practice got fair treatment

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From recovery action plan to high quality continuing care service in six months

Implementing a recovery action plan for Kent and Medway ICB All Age Continuing Care service achieved a significant reduction in risk and a greatly improved service provision to patients.

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Securing £40.5m funding to improve Learning Disability and Autism care pathways

Co-ordinated delivery of a fully costed clinical model and complex business case as a 'neutral broker' across system partners to secure funding from NHSE to improve care pathways for Learning Disability and Autism.

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Modelling tool for long waits tackles 78-week wait ambitions

We co-developed a modelling tool for long waits with Somerset ICS to clarify the activity levels that were needed to achieve their 78-week wait ambitions. The model identified areas of risk and challenge where additional capacity was needed.