Case study from Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on approach that uses team structure redesign wrapped around patient care to facilitate the adoption of assistant practitioners. The approach involved staff involvement, piloting the new structures and a recognition that cultural
Integrated care is about providing a more holistic, joined-up and coordinated experience for patients. Whilst there is not sufficient evidence that integrated care saves money or improves outcomes in the short term, there are other compelling reasons to believe it is worthwhile. It
An evidence-based framework centred around Care Quality Commission key themes to enable board and senior teams in providers to continuously improve the experience of patients. It brings together the characteristics of trusts that consistently improve patient experience and enables them
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’
This briefing looks at what the vanguards set out to achieve when it comes to involving and engaging staff in the new care models. It highlights the work some of the vanguards have been doing and shares the lessons that
This report shares a selection of key findings from the What Works Network, as well as examples of the impact that the centres have had on public services over the past five years. The What Works Network was launched five years ago to embed robust evidence
This report explores what it takes to scale innovation successfully in the NHS. To do so it used case studies of 10 innovations. It identifies commons themes: Building demand through existing networks and narratives Using evidence to build demand Balancing fidelity, quality and adaptability
Report from the National Audit Office that finds that the NHS has received extra funding, but this has mostly been used to cope with current pressures and has not provided the stable platform intended from which to transform services. Despite
Guide from NHS Providers and Hempsons identifying seven key steps STPs and their partner organisations should consider to support the evolution to accountable care. Key issues to consider are: Phasing Partners Governance Contracting Funding Organisational Form Enablers
This document summarises the lessons learned so far from the 13 acute care collaboration (ACC) vanguards , to support providers and systems considering similar models of collaboration. It outlines what they are doing to improve the quality and sustainability of services,
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.
This report illustrates the effect of good people management with an analysis of the National Health Service. The report found Trusts that made the most extensive use of good people management practices were over three times more likely to have the
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.
Nuffield Trust report on the slow adoption of innovations by the NHS that finds it is due to: An overly supply-driven and top-down approach to innovation. Shifts towards the co-production of solutions between clinicians and industry are encouraging, but initiatives
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.
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
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
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
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
The future of commissioning is moving at pace. The development of integrated delivery models such as accountable are organisations (ACOs), local strategic partnerships such as accountable care systems (ACSs) and larger planning footprints such as sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs)