Case studies

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Supporting the development of primary care networks

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

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The NHS Long Term Plan and Care, Education and Treatment Reviews

Having already supported Care, Education and Treatment Review’s (CETRs) in the south of England, we welcomed the opportunity to review and strengthen this area of the pathway. 

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Supporting successful interoperability programmes

Developing five major integrated care record and interoperability programmes across the south of England we were able to provide deep strategic and technical expertise.

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Protecting communities and families from second-hand smoke

Delivering large scale public-facing campaigns to reduce smoking prevalence and highlight the dangers of illegal tobacco across 14 local authorities in the South West.

Helping Primary Care to deliver better appraisals and training

Development of bespoke appraisal paperwork and guidance accompanied by a programme of training and staff development for GP Practices across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG.

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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.

Evaluating the case management service for Oxfordshire CCG

Using risk stratification to quantify the value of Oxfordshire CCGs case management service.

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Demand and capacity modelling for an urgent care system

Working with the Bath and North East Somerset Urgent Care System in the development of a model to improve understanding of the major factors impacting the flow of acute patients into, through and out of hospital.

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Determining optimum service configuration for Surrey Downs Community Hospital

Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help determine optimum service configurations to deliver the best patient outcomes, reviewing service provisions, travel access times to existing sites (using private vehicles or public transport), and the impact of service reconfiguration based on different scenarios.

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Website development for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West STP

A professional, public-facing website up and running in just one month.

South Central Child Health Information Service mobilisation

Mobilisation of six separate Child Health Information Service's (CHIS) into a single South Central CHIS included migrating data from five legacy IT systems onto one CHIS IT solution.

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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.