Change is in the air…again. I’ve just come back from a week half term (a post Brexit/school half term/poor exchange rate/limited hols to Northumberland since you ask) to find that Mr Stevens has announced a radical re-shift in the way that health and social care will be delivered.
Insights from City and Hackney GP Confederation Engagement event
Last Wednesday on the 23rd November both myself and Divia Mattoo attended the event on building a GP federation from initial engagement to collaboration and, following in the footsteps of City and Hackney, to an organisation with £11 million in turnover.
Bringing mental health into youth work: reflections from the Right Here youth mental health programme
Right Here was a five-year, £6m initiative, to change how we look after the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 16 to 25 across the UK.
Value and outcome-based commissioning
The NHS Five Year Forward View has proposed a number of innovative care and commissioning models, such as the Primary Acute Care Systems and Multispecialty Community Provider models. However, our contracts today do not make it easy to realise these new ways of working.
Living Well in Cornwall – ingredients for integration
Let’s start with what Living Well is not. It is not a project, it is not owned by the NHS and is not a one-size-fits-all solution. By virtue of what it is not as much as what it is, successful integration is more likely.