Case studies

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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Case study: South Reading Consortium

An ophthalmology referral refinement service has been set up in Berkshire to reduce the number of unnecessary referrals into secondary care. Continue reading

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Case study: NHS South Central

NHS South Central has been running an Enhanced Recovery Programme to enable many people to return home well after only one or two nights in hospital, with replacement hips and knees or after having major cancer surgery. Continue reading

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Case study: NHS Cambridgeshire Senate

NHS Cambridgeshire has approached the challenge of ensuring effective clinical leadership, during the transition to clinically-led commissioning in April 2013, by establishing a ‘Senate’ of eight elected GPs. These clinicians have been given the responsibility for ensuring that decisions made by NHS Cambridgeshire over the next two years are understood and owned by local GPs. Continue reading

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Case study: Integrated Care Commissioning

This case study explores how Integrated Care Commissioning, a first-wave GP Pathfinder representing 26 practices in South Birmingham with a registered patient population of 155,000, has set up partnerships with local authority and third sector organisations to deliver new services… Read more →Case study: Integrated Care Commissioning

Case study: Sutton’s integrated health and social care pilot shows benefits for patients

Integrating health and social care services for patients and carers has resulted in substantial savings in the London borough of Sutton. A six-month pilot, based on just three medical conditions and a trial area of only 25,000 patients, reduced PCT… Read more →Case study: Sutton’s integrated health and social care pilot shows benefits for patients

Case study: Leicestershire aims to build on successful partnership working for health and wellbeing board

Leicestershire’s health and wellbeing board will be one of the first shadow boards to go live in April, thanks to its successful record of local partnership working, and will build on a year of closer joint working between the county… Read more →Case study: Leicestershire aims to build on successful partnership working for health and wellbeing board

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