NHS Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) has supported a medium-sized acute provider to develop a workforce plan as part of a major restructuring exercise to reconfigure services.
NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit developed and delivered a comprehensive engagement and consultation programme for Milton Keynes CCG, incorporating essential face to face engagement as well as quantitative consultation.
Working in partnership with Coventry and Rugby CCG, Warwickshire North CCG and South Warwickshire CCG, NHS Arden & GEM was commissioned to mobilise the new adult autism service, and engage with GP practices to encourage appropriate referrals.
By working in partnership with the CCG’s Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children, Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit’s Clinical IT Service developed a specialist template to support GPs in their safeguarding responsibilities.
Arden & GEM has been working with CCGs on a strategic approach to risk stratification which is enabling best practice to be shared across localities, and more consistent improvements in care to be implemented.
NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit developed a suite of risk stratification tools to enable GPs to proactively manage their top 3% of patients at-risk of avoidable hospital admission or A&E attendance.
To help tackle this seasonal spike in demand, we designed a campaign to educate people about the appropriate use of health services and how to prevent illness.
We created a suite of ‘Focus on Mental Health’ training modules, on behalf of NHS England, to help ensure 111 call handlers are well equipped to respond to calls from people requiring mental health support.
In partnership with four CCGs, local authorities, providers and service users, we took an in-depth look at how services for people with learning disabilities and autism were being commissioned and delivered.