The challenges of an aging population, and more people living with complex long term conditions, creates an increasing need for integrated and specialised care. Our clinical support services help you develop the right solutions for your communities, while keeping patients at the heart of commissioning.
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To support South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in the delivery of its prescribing and medicines optimisation QIPP scheme savings, Arden & GEM proposed a plan to review potential areas for prescribing switches, identify patients and implement the change.
NHS Arden & GEM CSU and NHS Norwich CCG have been successful at this year’s Patient Safety Awards in the 'Improving Safety in Medicines Management Initiative' category.
Arden & GEM’s Medicines Optimisation team is delighted to have an article included in the latest issue of the Journal of Medicines Optimisation (Volume 5, Issue 1).
Arden & GEM managed and delivered an 18 month project, on behalf of NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG and NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG, to develop 22 harmonised policies, ready for implementation in January 2019. The new policies will ensure the best clinical outcomes are achieved for patients and local healthcare resources are utilised in the most efficient way.
With Self-Care Week taking place across the NHS from 12 – 18 November, Arden & GEM has devised a ‘Self-Care Tooklit’ to support GPs in South Warwickshire to promote better self-care with their patients.
In order to ensure that care home residents throughout Norwich were receiving annual multidisciplinary medication reviews, Norwich CCG approached Arden & GEM’s medicines optimisation team to support their locally commissioned service for care homes. The team designed a care home medication review programme which has been successfully running for four years.
A case study to evaluate the effectiveness of an innovation to enable people with complex care needs to be discharged from hospital has been published in the Wiley ‘Health and Social Care in the Community’ journal.
The NHS Arden & GEM CSU Medicines Optimisation team has been working in partnership with Warwickshire County Council to deliver a series of training workshops to staff working in care homes.
When the Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA) needed a new clinical measures data collection system to support its quality improvement programmes, Arden & GEM was chosen to deliver the project via a competitive procurement on the Lead Provider Framework.
NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) has been appointed to provide clinical support services on behalf of five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Norfolk and Waveney. The contract will start on 1 April 2018.
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