Case studies

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What's the secret to maintaining childhood immunisation uptake rates during a pandemic?

As the world faced the COVID-19 pandemic and the requirement to lockdown during 2020, SCW's Improving Immunisation Uptake team was considering how to keep the important process of childhood immunisations going.

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Supporting the mental health needs of the under fives

By early 2020 NHSE/I recognised a comprehensive 0-25 mental health offer was needed if it was to meet the expectations of the LTP. We worked alongside NHSE/I to deliver a national under-fives mental health services report that would inform service change and policy development.

Implementing total triage best practice for online consultations

Coordinating a national resource to support the implementation of online consultations, minimise face-to-face appointments, and provide the best outcomes for patients.

Mental Health: bringing the value of data quality to an NHS region

Delivering data quality improvement for the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) across the South East (SE) region. 

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Transforming Devon's Local Maternity System

To better understand their current situation and transform future services, Devon STP asked SCW to support the development of their Local Maternity System plan.

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Swallowing assessment and management using digital technology

Consulting elderly patients online to provide timely Speech and Language Therapist (SaLT) assessments and reducing waiting times and the need for costly travel.

Advancing mental health services by making winter funding go further

Using our expertise to support NHSE South East Regional Winter Planning 19/20 and 20/21

Transforming adult mental health crises at the Riverside Sanctuary Café

When NHS processes got in the way of third sector providers adding value to the community mix, SCW found a way.

Roll out of Attend Anywhere to support South West NHS Trusts

Increasing capability and adoption of video consultation across the South West.

Somerset SEND Improvement

Somerset CCG and County council were found to have 'widespread weaknesses' in their Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services which were causing distress to many children, their parents, and their families.

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Reducing outpatient waiting times and generating efficiency savings

Cornwall’s health community has been experiencing difficulties with their Outpatient (OP) Services System, resulting in overly long waiting times for appointments with consequential risks to patients. Previous improvement programmes were unsuccessful, resulting in a worsening financial situation. 

Connecting Care interoperability programme

Delivering real-time, electronic communication between a patient and a provider.