Case studies

Elderly man with a medical professional

Encouraging a new target group to drink more sensibly

Taking a social marketing approach, SCW was required to deliver an initial benchmark to measure the effectiveness of the South West Behaviour Change contract on a target group of middle-aged and older drinkers.

Communications support to Frimley Health Foundation Trust

Successful engagement programme using social media to communicate site improvement works at Wexham Park Hospital's maternity unit and achieving 700 Facebook followers.

Cancer data analysis in the West Midlands

Developing a suite of cancer data analysis tools using data from multiple sources.

Surrey Downs Community Hospital Consultation

Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help determine optimum service configurations.

Skills self-assessment system

An online platform for the collection, storage, collation, and presentation of skills self-assessment data for individual users, departments, and organizations.

Supporting the world’s first diabetes prevention programme with a contract management function

Ensuring participating providers efficiently provide tailored, personalised help to reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

holding hands

Managing a multi-agency project to improve urgent care

Securing urgent-care funding to achieve a four-hour A&E target and increase the provision of 9,000 more doctor hours, 6,900 more nurse hours and 6,600 more support hours.

Information Governance to create patient-level linked data sets with DARS sign-off from NHS Digital

The first CSU in the country to achieve a nationally approved information governance solution to enable data integration across STPs, ICSs and vanguards.

IT efficiency and availability through consolidation and standardisation of Data Centres

Delivering a programme of works to consolidate and standardise multiple Data Centres and Data Centre technologies across 12 health communities in just 12 months.

Supporting the development of a Primary Care Network for Wantage Practices

Creating and supporting Primary Care to develop integrated care models across a geography.

How DoS is supporting the COVID-19 response

Providing robust NHS Directory of Services (DoS) support is vital to facilitate signposting to COVID related care pathways at the same time as enabling flexing of capacity and clinical profiling of established urgent care services.

Transforming diabetes programme

Buckinghamshire CCGs (Aylesbury Vale and Chiltern) approached us to help them to change and improve the current pathways for Type 2 diabetes.