Case studies

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Provision of Integrated Healthcare Services to Kent and Medway Prisons

Kent and Medway prison establishments wanted to consolidate the fragmented contractual infrastructure they had, with nine different healthcare providers supplying various healthcare services. Our procurement team set out to redesign and implement Integrated Healthcare Services in six Kent and Medway prisons with the ambition to improve healthcare provision to an often forgotten and challenged part of society. 

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Designing a sustainable integrated dermatology service with Somerset ICS

We supported an evolving ICS to develop an integrated dermatology service that is financially and clinically sustainable.

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Investigating inequalities in cancer treatment for people with learning disabilities

NHSE wanted to examine if there were any inequalities in access to cancer treatment between people with and without Learning Disabilities. To do this data from several sources needed to be brought together to show the full patient experience. Once this data was codified it could be statistically processed to see if any differences were highlighted.

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Provision of Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) across the South West of England

Delivering SARCs across the South West of England is a highly complex, sensitive and multi-organisational project. Commitment and buy-in from senior personnel within the Police, Offices of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCCs) and NHSE Commissioners required dedicated governance and leadership from our procurement team. 

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How did a practice increase its pre-school booster rate?

Dr Nabi’s practice in Slough had been facing challenges with its preschool booster immunisation uptake rates for almost two years.  Our Improving Immunisation Uptake Team (IIUT) worked in collaboration with staff at the practice to review their approach to childhood immunisations, providing long-term support, which resulted in a substantial increase in pre-school booster uptake by February 2022. 

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Insight into community dental services captured through national engagement platform

NHS England (NHSE/I) asked us to support the national Primary Care Community Services and Strategy Directorate with the design, implementation, and analysis of a survey of dental working patterns across England.

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Tackling the climate health emergency with a best-in-class green plan

Bath, North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) wanted to deliver a joined-up green plan outlining their three-year strategy towards net zero for their newly formed Integrated Care System (ICS). We provided the support and expertise in sustainability, project management and design work to meet the ambitious timescales to produce a refreshed plan within three months. 

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How has Sussex bowel screening become more focused?

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and the second biggest cancer killer. Our geospatial team was engaged by Sussex Integrated Care System (ICS) to identify hotspots of low bowel screening uptake and high cancer positivity rates within their area. We designed a bespoke web application that allowed easy and quick access to comprehensively identify and evaluate areas of concern.

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Protecting patient access to community pharmacy services

The Pharmacy Access Scheme (PhAS) aims to ensure that a baseline level of patient access to NHS community pharmaceutical services in England is protected. Our geospatial team was engaged by the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to support implementation by delivering updated distance analytics to and between pharmacies.

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Winter modelling in BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire

Our business intelligence (BI) team was engaged by BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to develop a system-wide demand and capacity model to support winter planning. Also, to highlight capacity risks across acute and community providers.

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Developing senior leaders to navigate through challenging times

In conjunction with our partner Common Purpose, we successfully designed and delivered a Senior Leaders Development programme to support senior leaders in navigating the turbulent times of both a global pandemic and a changing NHS landscape, enabling these leaders to build new collaborative relationships and learn from others both within and outside of the NHS.  

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.