The Countess of Chester's radiology team's development of a new community ultrasound service.The community U/S service was a joint project with CCG to improve the service for rural GP’s.Part of the AHPs working differently case study series.
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Integrated Community Care Teams are based in localities aligned with General Practitioner practice clusters. The multi-professional teams are based within GP premises where possible and monthly MDT meetings occur to discuss patients with the whole team and GPs.
The project at Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Hospital NHS Trust aimed to use teleswallowing to link to and provide input to nursing homes remotely. Secondary aim was to provide SLT communication therapy using computer technology, using iPads, laptops and video as a service (VaaS) technology Speech & Language Therapy assessments / interventions for dysphagia are provided remotely into 8 selected nursing homes.
The introduction of the Aintree at Home (A@H) Community Therapy led Service in December 2012 was in response the Trust needing to increase the number of medical discharges. This was achieved by facilitating more timely and effective safe discharges and contributing to an improved patient experience by providing continuation of their functional rehabilitation and short term care support in their own/family home. This new model presented an innovative solution to supporting bed capacity management at Aintree.
WRaPT supports and enables workforce redesign – way through when you’ve already made decisions. You can undertake impact assessments of your change on the approach to the size, shape and cost of the modelled workforce required WRaPT can hold and model workforce data from an economy enabling for the first time an ability to workforce that serves your patients.
Fiona Johnstone, Director of Public Health at Wirral Council presented an overview of Champs Public Health Collaborative and an overview of Cheshire and Merseyside Intelligence Network at the Cheshire and Warrington Research and Intelligence Collaborative (CWRIC) Conference.The CWRIC work stream forms part of the wider Public Service Transformation ‘Enabling Programme’ which includes a number of themed activities that are intended to create the right conditions to drive transformation across the sub-region.Fiona delivered a presentation to delegates giving an overview of Champs Public Healt
Agenda and slides from the meeting.
Please find attached North West Health Care Libraries':
- Plan on a page 2015-16 which shows high level aims and objectives in the context of Knowledge for Healthcare.
- Operational Plan – which shows how the programme of work for 2015-16 will be delivered.
Workforce planning is about ensuring that the NHS has the people we need when we need them. With over 1000 different employers across the private, public and voluntary sectors employing 1.4m people in over 300 different types of jobs, workforce planning cannot be the sole responsibility of individual organisations.Download Workforce planning guidance 2015/16 from Health Education England.
The briefing sets out the background and key messages for what devolution may mean.