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What this means for patients

In the future, patients will be offered a wider choice of providers when they are referred for some treatments by a healthcare professional . The NHS has been asked to help test a small number of services that patients have… Read more →What this means for patients

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What this means for providers

All healthcare providers – including NHS and independent organisations, charities and social enterprises, which meet the qualifying requirements will be able to deliver some NHS services. From the end of this year and subject to the results of testing, local… Read more →What this means for providers

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Back and neck pain services

By offering people choice in health and care services such as back and neck pain services, in the years ahead we expect to see more services being offered by a much wider range of NHS, private and voluntary providers. The… Read more →Back and neck pain services

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Direct access diagnostic tests

By offering people choice in health and care services such as diagnostic services, in the years ahead we expect to see more services being offered by a much wider range of NHS, private and voluntary providers. The following case studies… Read more →Direct access diagnostic tests

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Children’s and adults’ continence services

By offering people choice in health and care services such as continence services, in the years ahead we expect to see more services being offered by a much wider range of NHS, private and voluntary providers. For example, PromoCon, a… Read more →Children’s and adults’ continence services

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Adult Hearing Aid services

By offering people choice in health and care services such as hearing services, in the years ahead we expect to see more services being offered by a much wider range of NHS, private and voluntary providers. For example, a number… Read more →Adult Hearing Aid services

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Case study: NHS Norfolk

This case study explores nurse-led collaboration between the local mental health trust and the A&E department in Norfolk. The aim was to improve the care for vulnerable adults sectioned under the Mental Health Act, and to ultimately reduce the number of admissions to A&E. Continue reading

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Case study: Principia

This case study looks at how patient and public involvement has been key to improve services for patients with long term conditions in one area of Nottinghamshire. Patient representatives worked with Principia to identify areas of duplication and gaps in the system and helped to develop the direction and aims of an integrated care pilot bid. Continue reading

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Case study: Sentinel Healthcare Community Interest Company

This case study shows how Sentinel Healthcare Community Interest Company in Plymouth are working with partner organisations to improve care for diabetes patients Continue reading

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Case study: Newcastle Bridges Commissioning Consortium

The Newcastle care homes project aims to reduce unnecessary emergency admissions to hospital from nursing and residential care homes (described here simply as ‘care homes’) in Newcastle upon Tyne. Continue reading

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