When NHS processes got in the way of third sector providers adding value to the community mix, SCW found a way.
Increasing capability and adoption of video consultation across the South West.
Conducting regional lung cancer benchmarking against national audit data to develop service improvements for lung cancer services in the South West
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.
Understanding the range and impact of cancer screening activities across the SW Region in order to increase uptake for breast, cervical and bowel screening.
Coordinating a national resource to support the implementation of online consultations, minimise face-to-face appointments, and provide the best outcomes for patients.
A digital transformation strategy and roadmap to improve joint working and sustainability, and deliver 19% savings on digital spend.
Evaluating the impact of personalised care in cancer pilots for the Peninsula Cancer Alliance to support them to become ongoing commissioned services.
Consulting elderly patients online to provide timely Speech and Language Therapist (SaLT) assessments and reducing waiting times and the need for costly travel.
Production of an electronic health and social care record for 87 million documents.