Learning from the vanguards: spreading and scaling up change – NHS Clinical Commissioners

This briefing looks at what can be learned from the vanguards’ efforts to design, test and deliver a variety of scalable and replicable new care models. It shares the lessons that other organisations and partnerships can take from the vanguards’

Accountable Care Organisations: (Briefing Paper Number CBP 8190)

An Accountable Care Organisations (ACO) is a model of healthcare organisation where a provider, or group of providers, takes responsibility for the healthcare provision of an entire population. There is no fixed definition of an ACO, but the organisation usually receives an annual,

Leading Large Scale Change: a practical guide: A guide to leading large scale change through complex health and social care environments – NHS England

Leading Large Scale Change: a practical guide has been produced by the NHS England Sustainable Improvement Team and the Horizons Team, NHS England, to help all those involved in seeking to achieve transformational change in complex health and care environments.

NHS efficiency map: redesigning services: Enhanced supportive cancer care – Healthcare Financial Management Association

Case study of the transformation of existing palliative care services into enhanced supportive care (ESC). . The multi-disciplinary ESC team covered all patients’ needs. It had strong financial support and worked with the oncology team, so that patients could access the ESC team at any stage

NHS efficiency map: redesigning services: Modelling the need for mental health beds – Healthcare Financial Management Association

Revised case study many trusts are exploring options for moving care into the community. This case study demonstrates how one mental health has achieved this, and as a result improved patient care and reduced costs.

NHS efficiency map: redesigning services: Scanning for efficiency and safety – Healthcare Financial Management Association

This case study covers the use of scanning (of products, places and patients) to improve efficiency and safety. It initially arose from a procurement strategy, but has now gone wider than that, addressing the wider NHS issue of having information readily available to make the right decisions.

Seven day hospital services: challenges and solutions – NHS Improvement

Report that identifies challenges to delivering 7 day hospital services, for each challenges it offers a range of solutions: Implementing Clinical Standard 2 – time to first consultant review Understanding Clinical Standard 2 – time to first consultant review Job planning Winning hearts and

Building a Britain for the future: Understanding the Industrial Strategy white paper – NHS Confederation

Summary of the Government’s Industrial Strategy white paper and its implications for the NHS. The white paper identifies that: How the UK approaches its ageing society is clearly a critical issue and identifies that new markets for associated innovations are being sought.

Time to care: Securing a future for the hospital workforce in Europe – Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions

Report on the workforce challenges faced by the health care systems of 14 European countries that identifies the future challenges they face as: Demographics of the talent pool as societies age Changing expectations of reward, work-life balance and career flexibility

We change the world: What can we learn from global social movements for health? – Nesta

This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over 40 people representing four social movements.  It finds social movements: Grow in influence by engaging the right people in the right places at the right

Some assembly required: implementing new models of care: Lessons from the new care models programme – The Health Foundation

Report from the Health Foundation that emphasises the value of local co-creation and testing of new care models, and offers useful learning for those seeking to drive the development of new models of care within sustainability and transformation partnerships and

Accountable care – the art of the possible: An eight step guide to accountable care – NHS Providers

The move from STPs through to accountable care systems responsible for planning and delivering whole population care and onwards to accountable care organisations is now beginning to pick up pace.  This publication from NHS Providers sets out eight steps and key

Reconfiguration Of NHS Services (England): (Briefing Paper Number 8105) – House of Commons Library

This briefing on reconfiguration of NHS services includes recent policy developments, information on consultation and scrutiny powers, and drivers of major service changes.

Making the case for quality improvement: lessons for NHS boards and leaders – King’s Fund

This report has been co-authored with The Health Foundation. It outlines ten lessons for NHS leaders. These provide a starting point for leaders seeking to embed quality improvement in their work.  The lessons are: Make quality improvement a leadership priority

Sustainability And Transformation Partnerships: Developing Robust Governance Arrangements – Healthcare Financial Management Association

The issue of governance in relation to sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), accountable care systems and new models of care is a priority consideration on the watching brief of the HFMA’s Governance and Audit Committee. Robust governance arrangements are needed as local plans are

Sustainability And Transformation Plans And Partnerships: (Briefing Paper Number CBP8093) – House of Commons Library

House of Commons Library briefing detailing how sustainability and transformation partnerships have been developed, their funding and accountability arrangements as well as their progress so far. While they have no legal status a key role of these partnerships was the

Behavioral Design Teams: The Next Frontier in Clinical Delivery Innovation? – The Commonwealth Fund

Behavioral design teams (BDTs) are a successful model for applying behavioral insights within an organization. This model can be adapted to function in a health care setting to deliver effective change. They are most effective when they enjoy top-level executive

Challenging Customers? Innovate, Collaborate, Engage: Barometer on Change 2017 Report – Moorhouse Consulting

Considers the challenges faced by service leaders and finds that the pressure for organisations to meet customer demands is at a high. Technological innovation has changed the expectations of customers and also raised the bar for quality of services and

Rebooting Health And Social Care Integration: An Agenda For More Person Centred Care – Localis

This report finds that the health and social care integration agenda has a future but it is dependent on moving away from notions of structural integration and reliance on central policy direction. It concludes that the issue of funding and

STPs Sustainability and Transformation Plans: What, Why & Where Next? – Institute for Public Policy Research

This report looks at the most promising reform solutions that have been correctly identified by STPs, and also sets out the range of challenges that stand in the way of them realising their vision for improved health and efficiency. It