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Understanding the challenges of vaccinating everyone

Watch our two new short videos where experts involved in their regional COVID-19 vaccination programmes discuss important factors they learned were key to improve immunisation uptake.

Finalists for COVID-19 Outstanding Response procurement awards

For the sixth year running, our procurement team are excited to have been shortlisted for the prestigious UK National GO Awards 2021. 

This year the team has been selected together with partners, System C & Graphnet Care Alliance and Synertec for the COVID-19 Outstanding Response – NHS and Healthcare Organisations category. 

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The NHS workforce in a new world – the debate continues…

On 19 May, we invited our health and care colleagues to join Elspeth Griffiths, SCW director of HR, workforce and OD and other panel members, to consider what the future looks like. Here is our round-up and top takeaways from the event.

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SCW shortlisted for Capsticks Award for Innovation

We are incredibly proud to have been nominated for this years' Capsticks Award for Innovation at the HPMA Excellence in People Awards 2021. This nomination acknowledges the work of the National COVID-19 Clinical Assessment Service (CCAS), a service designed to support community clinicians to deliver successful COVID assessments to patients, without face-to-face appointments.

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Innovation, inequalities and inclusivity - catch up on Confed21

This year’s three-day virtual Confed event was packed full of influential speakers and insightful discussion on the key topics facing the health and care sector and the populations we support. Here's our round-up of SCW-hosted events.

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GIS excellence rewarded at EsriUK Customer Success awards

We are very proud to have been awarded the Analytical Insights award at this years' EsriUK Customer Success awards. The award was in recognition for our work using geospatial analysis to help the NHS vaccinate millions of people as quickly as possible.

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How the pandemic has impacted routine preschool vaccinations

Our CHIS data informatics team has produced a report to compare vaccination uptake and timely delivery before the COVID-19 pandemic and during.

SCW joins panel to support NHS trusts with most pressing issues

NHS Providers has established a new panel of legal and consultancy companies who are experts in their field and specialists in the health sector. The panel will support NHS trust members to address their most pressing and important challenges.  SCW is delighted to have been one of the seven organisations selected to be part of the panel. 

SCW’s cancer specialists published in the British Journal of Cancer (BJC)

The BJC has published an article investigating the results of research to consider the diagnostic performance of faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) for patients with low-risk symptoms of colorectal cancer (CRC) in primary care.