Blog tagged as: Service redesign

Mandip Kaur
16 March 2017 | Comments: 1

What are the organisational development challenges in establishing a new service model? Mandip Kaur reflects on her experience at Forward Thinking Birmingham, an innovative mental health partnership.

13 March 2017 | Comments: 5

Marcus Powell calls for investment in the 'extraordinary' leadership needed to implement sustainability and transformation plans.

21 February 2017 | Comments: 4

Chris Ham argues that the challenge for STPs is to translate ambitious proposals into credible plans, with clarity about the most important priorities.

6 February 2017 | Comments: 4

General practice needs not only investment, but also a change in the way services are delivered if it is to meet the dual demands of urgent care and long-term conditions management, says Beccy Baird.

17 January 2017

Patrick Hall asks whether personalised care planning and budgets could improve the experiences of people with complex needs, achieve better outcomes and make better use of limited resources.

Joni Jabbal
1 December 2016 | Comments: 1

Over the summer, a judicial review ruled that NHS England has the legal power to fund the use of anti-retroviral drugs (pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP) for HIV prevention as well as for treatment.

24 November 2016 | Comments: 9

With recent discussion around the lack of patient and public involvement in the development of STPs so far, Mark Doughty considers how this can be addressed moving forward.

14 November 2016 | Comments: 3

Drawing on the findings of our report on sustainability and transformation plans, Nicola Walsh considers how local leaders and organisations will need to work together to ensure the plans lead to real improvements in care.

31 October 2016 | Comments: 9

Jane McGrath of community interest company West London Collaborative sets out what distinguishes true co-production from patient involvement.

Tom Buckley
27 October 2016 | Comments: 12

Tom Buckley considers key policy changes in the two years since the publication of the NHS five year forward view, looking at the progress made and the challenges that lie ahead.

25 October 2016 | Comments: 7

Chris Ham reflects on our work with vanguard sites in the new care models programme, in partnership with NHS England and other national bodies, to improve and transform care.

Ben Collins
11 October 2016

As we publish our report on emerging innovations in governance and organisational form for new care models, Ben Collins considers the options for local health care providers looking to collaborate in integrated local systems.

30 September 2016 | Comments: 1

Following on from our recent report and roundtable event on supporting integration by working across boundaries, Alex Baylis highlights ‘real-life’ examples of how areas are managing workforce development.

12 September 2016 | Comments: 9

With NHS sustainability and transformation plans hitting the headlines recently, Chris Ham discusses how the plans are shaping up and the challenges in developing new care models and delivering unprecedented improvements in efficiency.

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Suzette Woodward
30 August 2016 | Comments: 3

Dr Suzette Woodward, national campaign director for NHS England’s Sign up to Safety campaign, reflects on the difficulty of introducing new methods to improve patient safety and what can be done to improve the success rate when it comes to putting theory into practice.

21 June 2016

Why is it more difficult than ever for older people to leave hospital? It’s time to leave competitive behaviour behind and embrace the chance to learn from experiences in other UK health systems, says Chris Ham. The NHS in England could learn from improvement programmes under way in Scotland.

25 April 2016 | Comments: 1

Sarah Gregory discusses how the health care systems in the United Kingdom compare with those in other countries and asks how we can share ideas and learning.

Ben Collins
15 February 2016 | Comments: 10

Ben Collins argues that changes in government policy coupled with worsening NHS finances have now fatally compromised the foundation trust model.

Richard Murray
12 February 2016 | Comments: 2

With the recent publication of the Carter Review’s final report on operational productivity in acute hospitals, Richard Murray reflects on whether it proposes a realistic approach to implementation.

5 February 2016 | Comments: 2

With the publication today of our briefing on the impact of the NHS planning guidance, Phoebe Dunn discusses the key findings and what this could mean for the future of the NHS.

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