Case studies

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.

Improving delivery of the lung cancer pathway in the South West

Conducting regional lung cancer benchmarking against national audit data to develop service improvements for lung cancer services in the South West

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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.

Increasing uptake for collaborative cancer screening

Understanding the range and impact of cancer screening activities across the SW Region in order to increase uptake for breast, cervical and bowel screening.

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.

Digital strategy development for Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire STP (BNSSG)

A digital transformation strategy and roadmap to improve joint working and sustainability, and deliver 19% savings on digital spend.

How delivering personalised care in cancer impacts patients

Evaluating the impact of personalised care in cancer pilots for the Peninsula Cancer Alliance to support them to become ongoing commissioned services.

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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.

Developing the Care and Health Information Exchange

Production of an electronic health and social care record for 87 million documents.

Developing policy for the provision of innovative diabetes technology in the Thames Valley.

Supporting Thames Valley CCGs to develop a consistent regional commissioning policy.