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NHS and Healthcare Case Studies

CASE STUDY - 22/07/2016

Putting patients at the heart of designing services for LTC

Exploring the use of co-production in a whole system redesign, focusing initially on improving services for people with Long Term Conditions across Worcestershire.

CASE STUDY - 09/06/2016

Procuring a new Child Health Information System

NHS England wanted to procure a new solution for the 12 Child Health Information Services operating areas in the West Midlands.

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

‘Under the Weather?’ campaign lifts the clouds over A&E

To tackle misuse of A&E, NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) strengthened the impact of NHS England’s winter pressures campaign at a local level by developing an integrated regional campaign on behalf of 14 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

Working in partnership with The Young Foundation

Recognising the need for creative solutions to tackle health challenges, NHS Arden & GEM CSU has worked with The Young Foundation to understand and build capacity among the third sector to provide services that could address current and future care needs.

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

Delivery of Medicines Optimisation QIPP Programme

NHS Arden & GEM CSU provided tailored pharmaceutical support to GP practices, on behalf of the CCGs, to increase uptake of the QIPP programme and subsequent cost savings.

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

Improving urgent and emergency care in North Warwickshire

NHS Arden & GEM CSU worked with Warwickshire North CCG and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust to lead a project which has transformed urgent and emergency care services. Six months into the change, the number of A&E attendees managed through the urgent care centre has now reached 31%.

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

Supporting commissioning intentions through public and patient involvement

NHS Warwickshire North Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is committed to public and patient involvement in the development of its clinical strategy. To ensure delivery of patient centric services, an extensive engagement programme was developed to involve as many people as possible at all stages...

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

Pharmaceutical support for smoking cessation service

NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) provided pharmaceutical support for Worcestershire County Council in the production of their Patient Group Directions (PGD). Since implementation, over 150 clients have used the PGD and it has also been used as a case study by the National Cent...

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

Reducing Hospital Admissions Related to Medicines

NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) designed and coordinated a detailed medication review of patients, for NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group, involving primary care clinicians. As a result, 670 medication reviews took place with a significant rate of interventio...

CASE STUDY - 25/04/2016

Developing a joint strategic plan for people with learning disabilities

Following the Winterbourne Review, NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) worked with Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to deliver the immediate actions in the report but also recognised the need for a more in-depth look at how services are commissioned and delivered.